John Dunmore Lang Place, located on King Edward Terrace, is a spacious grassed area in the heart of the Parliamentary Triangle. John Dunmore Lang Place is suitable for both private functions and community events.
Size: This site is spilt into 2 venue zones
East: 9700 m2
West: 9200 m2
Where: King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Services: Public Toilets are located at the venue. Power and potable water is available.
Parking: 2 minute walk from the closest carpark behind Questacon
At this Venue you can host:
Major Events such as Concerts and Festivals
Walks and Runs
Formal and Informal Sporting Events
Filming and Photography
This Venue is not suited to:
Things to think about when planning your event at this specific venue:
No major structures will be permitted in the Land Axis corridor (shown in orange on the attached map)
Tree line at the east and west of the venue – please see the Tree protection Zone rules in the Planning your event attachment
No structures or event related equipment are to erected on Reconciliation Mound.
Vehicle access to the Parliament House Vista will be controlled to ensure any impact is minimal. Access by pedestrians and people on bicycles will be encouraged.
Venue Size: This site is spilt into 2 venue zones:
John Dunmore Land Place Zone 1: 9700m2
John Dunmore Land Place Zone 2: 9200m2
Event capacity at the venue is determined by the nature of the event, program, length of time, seasonality, activity and infrastructure.
Standing/viewing capacity: Maximum density should in a congested area (eg,in front of a stage/performance space/area of heavy traffic/congestion) remain below a benchmark of 4.0 persons per metre. On average across the event site the density should remain 2.5 persons per metre squared.
Emergency Egress: A minimum flow rate of 62 people per metre per minute should be maintained for emergency egress with a benchmark of full evacuation within 5-8 minutes – subject to recommendations or conditions from the Australian Capital Territory Emergency Services Authority and/or Australian Federal Police.
There are numerous power boxes within John Dunmore Lang Place and Reconciliation Place (single and 3 phase). Please refer to attached power map.
Each box has: 6x10A single phase power / 1x32A 3 phase
Toilets: Public toilets are located at Reconciliation Place off Mall Road West and at the Commonwealth Place Kiosks.
Events with a projected capacity over 200 persons should consider additional toilet facilities consistent with the Australian Capital Territory Health Guidelines.