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Results

 Bec Selleck ​
Old Parliament House during Enlighten Festival 2019. Photo by: Bec Selleck
Table1 details Old Parliament House’s performance against the key performance measures set out for 2018–19 in the Corporate Plan (pages11–14) and Portfolio Budget Statements (pages253–254).

Overall, the figures demonstrate that Old Parliament House is working within its resources to manage its assets, develop its collection and deliver a range of relevant and accessible points of engagement with the Australian public.

Table 1 Results for key performance indicators, 2018–19

Performance criteria

Indicator

Target

Result

Engage, educate and inspire – increase engagement with national and international visitors through innovative exhibitions and programs that are accessed in a variety of ways.

Visitor interactions

Total number of visits to the organisation
(excluding students)

260,000

298,736

Total number of visits to the organisation’s website

480,000

485,853

Participation in public and school programs

Number of people participating in public programs (excluding students)

38,500

67,864

Number of students participating in school programs onsite

74,500

79,887

Number of students participating in school programs offsite

18,000

33,909

Number of educational institutions participating in organised school learning programs

1,430

1,490

Visitor satisfaction

Percentage of visitors who were satisfied or very satisfied with their visit

90%

91%

Program survey rating (by teachers)

Percentage of teachers reporting overall positive experience

95%

98%

Percentage of teachers reporting relevance to the classroom curriculum

95%

100%

Collect, share and digitise - build and maintain a rich national collection for current and future generations of Australians to enjoy and learn from.

Collection management and access

Number of acquisitions (made in the reporting period)

374

813

Number of objects accessioned (in the reporting period)

187

1,228

Percentage of the total collection available to the public

30%

24%

Percentage of the total collection digitised

90%

80%