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Vote at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House this Saturday, 14 October

On Saturday 14 October 2023, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House (MoAD) will transform into a polling booth, allowing both local and interstate voters to cast their ballots in the iconic King’s Hall. 

After casting their vote, visitors can explore the building steeped in Australian history, have a seat in the Senate chamber or take in the contemporary exhibitions. For something a little more intimate, visitors can meet their match in ‘A Blind Date with Democracy’, an experience designed to get you up close and personal with some of the cornerstones of our democratic system.  

Open Air PlayUP will also be back in the Senate Courtyard offering families outdoor games and fun in the sunshine (weather dependent). And, of course, visitors can grab that all important democracy sausage while they’re here too.  

See our website for more details 

What: 2023 referendum voting at MoAD, with free activities all day 

When: 8 am to 6 pm, Saturday 14 October 2023 

Where: Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House 

 For interviews or to cover the day, please contact:
Amy Linsell on (02) 6270 8120 / 

Key Facts:

8 am to 6 pm
Sausage sizzle, activities for all ages
Last chance to see 'Behind the Lines: 2022/2023 in Political Cartoons' (closes 15 October to make room for 2023/2024 exhibition)

Contact details:

Amy Linsell
(02) 6270 8120 


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