Welcome to New South Wales Parliament

Experience the living history of New South Wales Parliament, Australia’s first and oldest Parliament House.

Historically invitations to the building was the privilege of members of Parliament for visiting dignitaries, consul representatives and members of the Royal Family.

Today the Parliament House of New South Wales is open to all.

Functions & Events

Heritage and contemporary event spaces which can accommodate luncheons for 20, meetings for 100 or large-scale cocktail events for 700.

Strangers’ Restaurant

The Strangers’ Restaurant is located within the Parliament and overlooks the beautiful Domain Gardens.

Lunch at the Parliament provides the rare opportunity to experience the living history and explore the majestic artwork collection located within the Fountain Court of the Parliament House.

Enjoy a fine dining experience which includes a rich array of gourmet New South Wales produce.

Open Monday to Friday 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm on non sitting days.

Public Cafe and Gift Shop

Quality souvenirs of NSW Parliament.

Open Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.


A rare opportunity to explore the Parliament.

Tours depart every Monday and Friday. Subject to availability.

Contact the Legislative Assembly team on 02 9230 3444 to express your interest in the tour.

Art Exhibits

Explore the unique and magnificent grand art collection located within the Fountain Court.

These collections rotate on a monthly basis.

For more on these exhibits – click here