General Public Tours

Parliamentary attendants conduct a variety of tours of Parliament House for:

  • the general public
  • special interest groups such as TAFE colleges and other large organisations, and
  • school groups

When are tours available? 

Tours operate Monday to Friday throughout the year, except on public holidays. Public tours are a maximum of 15 people and take approximately 30 minutes. No booking is required. School groups and special interest groups are a maximum of 30 people and bookings are required.

Sitting days
On days the Parliament is sitting, one tour is available which commences at 2pm.  See when Parliament is sitting.
On sitting days, the public is also welcome to view Parliament in session from the public gallery. Entry is via the George Street visitor entrance to Parliament House.  

Non-sitting days

Tours commence at the following times:

  • 1pm
  • 2pm
  • 3pm
  • 4pm

Where do tours commence?

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 located on the ground floor, inside the Annexe Building. 

All visitors to Parliament House require government-issued photo identification.

How do I book a tour?

You can book a tour by contacting our parliamentary attendants via the below details. You will receive a confirmation email confirming your booking request once complete.

Phone:  +61 7 3553 6470
Email:  [email protected]

Additional information

  • Photo ID (such as a Driver's License) is required to be shown on entry to Parliament House.