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Festival of Democracy 2021

Festival of Democracy 2021

For information about the 2022 Festival of Democracy, see here.

The Festival of Democracy is at the Parliament of NSW these April school holidays. 

Friday 16 April - book for one of the below 80 minutes sessions:

  • 9 am – 10.20 am
  • 10.30 am – 11.50 am
  • 12 pm – 1.20 pm
  • 1.30 pm – 3 pm


Celebrate democracy in Australia's oldest Parliament with free, fun activities for children up to 12 years and their families. Activities include: 

• Vote in an election
• Make a speech in the historic Parliamentary chamber
• Play democracy hopscotch
• Listen to storytellers
• Make craft animals and objects
• Enter the mystery object competition
• Visit the historic rooms
• Chat with Henry Parkes

This is a COVID-safe event.