Parliamentary attendants conduct a variety of tours of Parliament House that are designed to suit the general public, special interest groups and school groups. The maximum tour group size is 30 persons and the tour takes approximately 30 minutes.
General Public Tours - Monday to Friday
No booking is required
Tours operate Monday to Friday throughout the year except on public holidays.
On days when the Parliament is not sitting, tours commence at the following times:
On days that the Parliament is sitting, one tour is available which commences at 2pm.
See when the Parliament is sitting
All visitors for tours should enter the parliamentary precinct via the Parliamentary Annexe Building, located on Alice Street (opposite William Street). Tours commence from the visitor information area which is located on the ground floor, inside the Annexe Building.
During the tour you will visit the foyer with grand staircase, Legislative Council (Red Chamber), the honour boards, leadlight window, level B verandah to view the Annexe Building, Legislative Assembly (Green Chamber), Mace, Wind Yarn (the Parliament’s didgeridoo), and Speaker and Sergeant-at-Arms costumed mannequins.
On sitting days, the public are also welcome to view Parliament in session from the Legislative Assembly public gallery. Entry is via the George Street visitor entrance to Parliament House.
Special Group Tours
Special group tours, including NSW schools, TAFE colleges and other large organisation group bookings, operate Monday to Friday. The tours commence from the Parliamentary Annexe public entrance in Alice Street. During the tour you will visit the Parliament House foyer with grand staircase, Legislative Council (Red Chamber),the honour boards and leadlight window and on non-sitting days Legislative Assembly (Green Chamber), Mace, Windyarn (the Parliament’s didgeridoo), Speaker and Sergeant-at-Arms costumed mannequins or on sitting days the Legislative Assembly Gallery.
Book a Tour
ph +61 7 3406 7562
Once a tour date and time has been organised you will need to send a confirmation letter, fax or email to:
cnr George and Alice St
Brisbane Qld 4000
fax +61 7 3220 0845