Can I use confetti?
No. The use of confetti on National Land will not be approved as it is damaging to the environment and can harm local wildlife.
Am I able to have alcohol at my event?
Yes you can serve alcohol but you can not sell alcohol. Glass is prohibited on National Land so drinks must be served from plastic.
Does my booking include the Rose Gardens Kiosk?
No, if you would like to use the kiosks you need to book here.
Can I have signage for my events?
Yes you can but there are some restrictions – signs must be small and free standing. This means they can not be staked into the ground or attached to any trees, gates, light poles, fences, bollards etc. your signage must be removed after your event.
Can I hang decorations from trees?
No. Most trees on National Land heritage significance. In order to protect the trees the NCA will not allow anything to be hung from them.
Is there power available at the venues?
Yes. Locations of the power boxes can be found on the venue maps under the venue description. A $500 bond per key must be paid when you collect the keys. Keys are available the Wednesday before your event from the NCA reception at Treasury Building, King Edward Terrace, Parkes.
When are the Roses in the Old Parliament House looking their best?
The gardens are in full bloom in October.