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Program Overview

The Parliamentary Education Seminar program aims to enhance a student's knowledge and understanding of the processes of Parliament and Government in Queensland. These workshops are free of charge and aimed at senior Legal Studies classes. 

Arrival:   9.30am 
Program starts:   9.45am
Program concludes:  12.30pm
Departure from annexe:  12.35pm

Maximum group size - 50 students*
*Due to extensive building works on the precinct throughout the year, which will limit access to teaching spaces, some dates will have a maximum capacity of 30 students. If you have a larger group to book in, please check all suitable dates.   

Subject to group size and availability, an education program may include the following:

  • A Tour of Parliament House
  • An introduction to Parliament and Government, including an explanation of the division of power and the separation of powers
  • An address by a Member of Parliament (subject to availability)
  • Viewing Parliament in Action (on Parliamentary sitting days)
  • DVD clips to bring the legislative process to life
  • A role play of the passage of a Bill through the Legislative Assembly*  
  • A role play of a Parliamentary Committee of inquiry*

*a minimum of 15 students is required to run a role play

Bookings open at 8am on Friday 27 January 2023.*
Click here to book, or register on the waitlist. 

*Be among the first to find out when available dates are released each year: join the Parliamentary Education mailing list (under Parliamentary Service Areas) here.

Tertiary groups (University and TAFE)

Please contact the Parliamentary Education Officer for details regarding Tertiary programs at Parliament House.
[email protected] or 07 3553 6415.