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It contains the Pool of Reflection and the Eternal Flame. The names around the courtyard are the theatres of war in which Australian had fought. The gargoyles represent the native fauna and the indigenous people of the Canberra region. The rosemary and poppies depicted on the Eternal Flame to remember those who died as a result of their service, and the continuation of life respectively.

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Opened in 1927, this building served as the site of the Federal Parliament until 1988.

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Constructed at a cost of 1.1 billion dollars, the new parliament building was opened on May 9, 1988 by Queen Elizabeth II. In the forecourt is the Aboriginal mosaic depicting the meeting place, and the red walkway depicts the prominent colour of the Australian landscape. The flagpole is 81-metre tall, and the flag measures 12.8 by 6.4 metres, roughly the side of a doubl decker bus.

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Completed in 1941, it is a joint design by architects Emil Sodersteen and John Crust, incorporating Sodersteen's vision for the building, and Crust's concept of cloisters to house the Roll of Honour.

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