UNSW Canberra Howard Library

UNSW Canberra Howard Library

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Hosted by UNSW Canberra, and located within Old Parliament House, the John Howard Library houses more than 10,000 items of personal papers, official records, political memorabilia, photographs and documents from John Howard’s political career, from 1974 to 2007.

Reflecting John Howard’s view of politics as a contest of ideas, the Library presents the collection to highlight the challenges and priorities of his government.

  • A piece of the collection. Howard's distinctive Tracksuit
    John Howard Tracksuit
  • Used by Howard to greet visiting dignitaries
    Howard's Chesterfield
  • Gifted by the then Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Howard Californian Bear
  • Bouy from HMAS Manoora that was involved in the Tampa crisis
    HMAS Manoora Life Buoy

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Mon-Fri: 9.30am-4.30pm

COSTS

Free

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

UNSW Canberra Howard Library

18 King George Terrace, Old Parliament House, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Carpark

Family Friendly

Non Smoking Establishment

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