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School Tours (Primary - Year 9)

In accordance with the Parliamentary Service’s COVID-19 Response Plan, Mr Speaker has approved, as a precautionary measure, that all school tours be cancelled or postponed until 30 June 2020 (or a date otherwise advised). 

Primary - Year 9 School Tour Information

Teachers are invited to book a tour of Parliament House for their primary and secondary class groups (up to year 9).

Until further notice the online booking system will be unavailable. All enquiries should be made by email : Tours[email protected]

These tours, provided by the Parliamentary Attendants, operate Monday - Friday between 9:30 am - 2:30 pm (see tour times below). The tours start at the Parliamentary Annexe and take approximately 1 hour 30 mins.  During the tour you will visit and learn about the Legislative Council (Red Chamber), the Honour Boards, the Mace, the Wind Yarn (the Parliament's didgeridoo), the leadlight window, and, on non-sitting days, the Legislative Assembly (Green Chamber).  When Parliament is sitting, you will view the Parliament from the Legislative Assembly Gallery. 

For further information please phone (07) 3553 6470. 

School Tour Times

Days Start Morning/A-noon Tea Finish
Mon-Fri 9:30 am 9:50 am 11:00 am
  10:00 am 10:20 am 11:30 am
  10:30 am 10:50 am 12:00 pm
  1:00 pm 1:20 pm 2:30 pm

There is an Additional tour on Tuesdays to Thursdays
Tue-Thur 11:15 am 11:35 am 12:45 pm

Old Government House

Schools who have booked to visit Parliament House may also wish to visit Old Government House which is located near Parliament House.
School visits to Old Government House can be booked by calling (07) 3138 8005 or emailing [email protected]

Recommendation to Teachers of touring groups

It is recommended that students utilise toilet facilities in the Botanical Gardens prior to the commencement of their Parliament House School Tour.