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Hootsuite Inc. : As artist-in-residence at the University of Queensland’s Heron Island Research station, Judy Watson was inspired by the materials she collected on her daily walks to create prints which also incorporate scientific research from the site.
Hootsuite Inc. : Gift giving is a universal symbol of diplomacy, and the Official Gifts Collection at Parliament House shows the development of Australia’s global relations since Federation in 1901. Learn more about this fascinating collection here: ow.ly/NAzA50zM66F
Hootsuite Inc. : Looking for an easy-to-post gift? These gorgeous handmade scarves celebrate Australian flowers and birds. Superb Fairy Wrens with Royal Bluebells, Canberras floral emblem, is exclusive to The Parliament Shop. $55.00 plus $8.95 postage. Email email@example.com
Hootsuite Inc. : Established in 1911 by Prime Minister Andrew Fisher, the Historic Memorials Collection is Australia’s longest running commissioning collection. You can check out the portraits in our online gallery here: ow.ly/e0FQ50zM60W - do you have a favourite piece?
Twitter Web App : This image is from the National Museum of Australia who offer a timeline of key moments in Indigenous Australian history, available here: ow.ly/Tao950zPQu9 twitter.com/Aust_Parliamen…
Hootsuite Inc. : In celebration, we will be sharing pieces from our art collection by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. You can also participate in online offerings such as a panel discussion and radio concert from Reconciliation Aus – learn more: ow.ly/qwaO50zP9YU
Hootsuite Inc. : This week we will be participating in #NationalReconciliationWeek a time for all Australians to reflect on our shared histories and join in the national reconciliation effort. NRW commemorates two major milestones – the High Court Mabo decision and the successful 1967 referendum.
Twitter Web App : With world bee day being celebrated today, we thought we would post some photos of our resident Australian Parliament House bees, hard at work making honey stores to get them through the cold Canberra winter. Happy world bee day. #worldbeeday
Hootsuite Inc. : So many women have played a pivotal role in our nation’s history. Read inspiring stories of early pioneers, suffragettes and the women in politics today in a great selection of titles available from The Parliament Shop. Postage available. Email ParliamentShop@aph.gov.au
Hootsuite Inc. : The Magna Carta is the foundation of modern government. Parliament House holds the only Magna Carta in the southern hemisphere – a 1297 Inspeximus edition issued by Edward I. Learn more about this fascinating document in our online exhibition here: ow.ly/8Wj950zM5Ql
Hootsuite Inc. : Happy World Bee Day! The Parliament Shop stocks a variety of bee books and bee inspired gifts. This gorgeous Bee & Wattle scarf is designed and handmade in Australia exclusively for The Parliament Shop. Postage is available. Email enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org