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  • A sepia photograph of former Prime Minister Deakin. He sits at a desk, writing on paper with a quill

Alfred Deakin: Creating a Nation Exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the life and achievements of Alfred Deakin, the first Attorney General and the second Prime Minister of Australia, and one of the founding fathers of Australian nationhood. It features significant documents and objects that explore Deakin’s life and his pivotal role in establishing the Commonwealth of Australia and in the drafting of a national constitution.

Dates and times:

From 7 October 2019 to 1 February 2020

21 January:10:00
22 January:10:00
23 January:10:00
24 January:10:00
25 January:10:00
26 January:10:00
27 January:10:00

Contact operator for further dates and times


Phone:02 6277 5399


Parliament House
Parliament Drive
Capital Hill
Capital Hill  ACT  2600


Free entry