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Our role and functions

DPS provides a broad range of services and products to support the functions of the Australian Parliament and the work of parliamentarians. It collaborates with other parliamentary departments and provides or facilitates:

  • library and research services
  • information and communications technology products and services to the Parliament
  • building and grounds management
  • audio-visual services and Hansard
  • art collection and exhibition services
  • furniture and asset management services
  • visitor services and the Parliament Shop
  • catering and event management
  • licenced retail, health, banking and childcare services, and
  • corporate, administrative and strategic services for DPS.