SUNDAY 17 MARCH 2019
CELEBRATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY WEEK
10 AM - 3 PM ALL WELCOME
Spring Street, Melbourne Free entry
You're invited to celebrate the start of Cultural Diversity Week at Parliament House. Explore inside one of Melbourne’s most beautiful buildings and enjoy a day of music, dancing and food from around the world.
Enjoy music and dancing from around the world. There will be a range of performances throughout the day, on the front steps and inside Parliament House. Don’t miss the free Bollywood dance workshop at 12 noon.
In a number of the rooms you’ll visit, you can learn about the spread of democracy and discover the many relationships the Victorian Parliament has with communities and other parliaments around the world.
Take yourself on a walk through Parliament House, with tour information available on your own phone in English, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin and Vietnamese. We’ll also have Parliament staff and translators available to answer your questions in each of these languages.
Enjoy a tasty snack on the steps of Parliament House. Food trucks will be serving up a diverse range of street food all day long.
Getting to Parliament House
Parliament House is located on Spring Street in Melbourne, at the top end of Bourke Street.
ARRIVING BY TRAIN: Parliament Station is located directly in front of Parliament House.
ARRIVING BY CAR: There is no public car park at Parliament House. There are spaces available in the surrounding streets and two nearby public carparks:
- Park Hyatt Melbourne, St Andrews Place
- 34-60 Little Collins Street
Entering Parliament House
The main entrance to Parliament House is on Spring Street, at the top of the steps.
All visitors to Parliament House will pass through security screening. Some items that are not allowed into the building may be held by security during your visit and returned when you leave. Our friendly team will help to make this process as smooth as possible.
For visitors who need level access, signage on Spring Street will direct you to the level entrance at the back of Parliament House.