The home of Australia's Parliament and the meeting place of the nation, Parliament House is located on a 32 hectare site on Capital Hill and is the focal point of Canberra, the capital city of Australia. Visitors experience the magnificent architecture and design of the building such as the 81 meter high flag mast, which is one of the world's largest stainless steel structures and is recognized as a national icon. Opened on 9 May 1988 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Parliament House is the home of Australia's Federal Parliament and is one of the world's most acclaimed buildings.