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Charles Cameron
This is a bust of Premier Kingston, who was Premier when women achieved the vote in 1894.
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'Equal before the Law' tapestries
These tapestries were created in 1994 to commemorate the centenary of women's suffrage in South Australia.
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'Equal before the Law' tapestries - 2
These tapestries were created in 1994 to commemorate the centenary of women's suffrage in South Australia.
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House of Assembly Carpet
The pattern of the carpet in the House of Assembly Chambers combines representations of grapes, grain and wattle. The grapes and sheaves of grain represent the major agricultural products of SA and the wattle is the Australian floral emblem.
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Language Sticks
These Aboriginal language sticks represent every traditional language spoken in the area that is now South Australia, at the time of white settlement. They were presented to the Parliament as part of the 1998 "Journey of Healing".
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Legislative Council Carpet
The carpet in the Legislative Council Chambers is patterned with the distinctive shape of the Sturt Desert Pea, South Australia's floral emblem.
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Magna Carta
This reproduction of the Magna Carta reminds everyone of the origins of the Westminster system of Parliament in the pages of British history.
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Premiers of South Australia
This is a list of all the past Premiers of South Australia. You can learn more about them in the Past Premiers section of this website.
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Queen's speech
This is the text of the speech given by Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to South Australia in 1954.
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Royal visit plaque in dining room
This plaque commemorates the visit of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II to South Australia in 1954.
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Servants stairs in dining room
Pity the maids who had to carry full trays up these stairs in days long past, when country members would "live-in" at Parliament House during the sitting of a session.
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Sir Thomas Playford IV
This bust celebrates the life and work of Sir Thomas Playford, who was the longest serving Premier of any state in Australia - he was Premier for 27 years.
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Speakers of the House of Assembly
This is a list of all past Speakers of the house of Assembly.
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The Fulfillment
The fulfillment of the promise for self-government is symbolised by the completion of the Houses of Parliament in 1936.
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The Promise
This promise of self-government was made to the colonists in 1834 before the settlement of South Australia.
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Women's Suffrage petition
This is a reproduction of a petition for women's suffrage in South Australia, bearing 11,600 signatures. The original was presented to Parliament by the Hon. G.C. Hawker on 23rd August 1894, and the women's suffrage bill was passed on 18th December of that year. This reproduction was presented in the centenary of suffrage in 1994.
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