The Barunga Statement Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

29 May 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

In 1988, Aboriginal leaders Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM and Wenten Rubuntja AO presented the then Prime Minister, the Honourable Bob Hawke AC, with a painted petition, the Barunga Statement. The Statement is a historic declaration of self-determination and the celebration of Aboriginal culture, which continues to be of relevance today.

Location: Exhibition area, level 1, Australian Parliament House

Parking is available most days in the Forecourt Basement car park—parking is free on weekends, public holidays and for the first two hours on weekdays. Paid parking machines are prominently located at the end of the carpark closest to the main entrance.


Aboriginal Culture Art & Culture Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop Wheelchair access

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