8 Random Facts On The Aussie Prime Ministerial Residence – Kirribilli House


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Apart from the other house in Canberra, Kirribilli is the official residence to the Aussie Prime Minister. Here are a few random facts on the House:

1. The house is said to be located at the far eastern end of Kirribilli Avenue in the harbor side suburb of Kirribilli.

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2. Adolphus Frederic Feez built Kirribilli house in 1855 and was a successful merchant in Australia from Germany.
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3. John Howard attracted much of attention when he announced at the beginning of his Prime Ministership in 1996 that he would use Kirribilli House as his primary place of residence.

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John Hogwart at Kirribilli House
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4. It gives amazing views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay and the Sydney Opera House.

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5. Many important international dignitaries have visited this place.

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Margie Abbott and Tony Abbott their daughter Bridget at Kirribilli House.

New Year’s Day at Kirribilli House

6. Kirribilli House is open to the public on one day a year, courtesy of The Australiana Fund.

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7. Recently Team India (cricket) also visits this house and were hosted by the aussie P.M..

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8. Also a year ago renovations were made for the P. M. in the house.

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