Ita Buttrose takes you behind the scenes into the private and public areas of the magnificent Parliament House. With the help of four Australian Prime Ministers and the building’s creator, Aldo Giurgola, you will be guided with an insight that’s entertaining, intimate and totally fascinating. You are shown the Prime Minister’s office and private courtyard; Cabinet rooms; Hi-tech banquet kitchens; Parliamentarians’ offices; Great Hall; Members’ Hall; Chambers of Senate and House of Representatives, plus the vast offering of paintings, ceramics, sculpture, mosaics, stained glass, tapestries, special gifts from many nations; and more. Narrated by George Negus.
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