Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that the National Archives' website and collection contain the names, images and voices of people who have died.
Some records include terms and views that are not appropriate today. They reflect the period in which they were created and are not the views of the National Archives.
This is a colour photograph of Parliament House and Old Parliament House, taken from Anzac Parade in 1993.
This is a black-and-white photograph of the opening ceremony of old Parliament House, taken in 1927.
This black-and-white photograph shows East Block, one of only two office buildings constructed for Commonwealth public servants and ministerial staff when Canberra was first built.
This is a colour photograph of Joan Child, the Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1986 to 1989.
The Duke and Duchess of York at the opening of the provisional Parliament House (now Old Parliament House), Canberra, on 9 May 1927.
A sepia-toned photograph showing a wide view of the ceremonial founding of the new federal capital city, Canberra.
A black-and-white photograph of the ceremony for the naming of the new federal capital of Australia, which Lady Denman formally named Canberra.
This is a black-and-white photograph showing a crowd of workers walking from the Parliament House depot as they leave work for the day.
This is a black-and-white photograph of men and draught horses levelling land and laying pipes in Canberra in 1926.