School Excursions

The Parliamentary Education Office provides curriculum support for school groups. Excursions may be arranged for any weekday. The format will, however, vary depending on the sittings of Parliament at the time of the tour. All educational tours are free of charge.

Eastern FacadeSitting day

Students will be taken on a tour of Parliament House and may have the opportunity to observe Parliament at work and meet a Member of Parliament.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.

Legislative Council Sitting Dates 2015
Legislative Assembly Sitting Dates 2015

Non-sitting day

Students will learn about Parliament by taking part in a tour and a role-play in the Legislative Assembly Chamber of Parliament House. They may have the opportunity to meet a Member of Parliament.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions by Teachers

Students in ChamberBooking an Excursion

Every effort is made to link our learning experiences to current classroom or whole school programs.

Maximum student numbers for groups:

25 - Years 11, 12, Tertiary
30 - Years 8, 9, 10
35 - Years 5, 6, 7
Accompanying adults (including teachers) - minimum 2 to a maximum of 5 

Important NOTE: Bags and backpacks are not permitted on tours or in the galleries. Secure storage is available after entry in the Forrest Foyer.


Excursion Policy

Supervision and Evacuation Guidelines (PDF)

Excursion - Venue Management (PDF)