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Public tours

About public tours

Free public tours are conducted weekly on Thursdays at 10:30 am and Fridays at 2:00 pm, except public holidays.

Tours are presented by experienced education guides from the Parliamentary Education Office and are for one hour.

If you wish to take a public tour, please assemble at the main (eastern) entrance to Parliament House at least five minutes prior to the scheduled tour time.

About Public tours

On the tour, you will learn about the functions, procedures and rich history of the Parliament of Western Australia.

The format of the tour will vary depending on whether Parliament is sitting at the time of the tour.

Sitting day

When Parliament is sitting, you will view Parliament at work from the public gallery of the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly chambers.

Non-sitting day tour

When Parliament is not sitting, you will learn how the parliamentary process works from the floor of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly chambers.

Group size

The maximum number of people on a public tour is 25.

Public galleries

Following the tour, you may choose to watch the Legislative Council or the Legislative Assembly from the public galleries. Enter through either the Legislative Council or Legislative Assembly gallery doors.

Entrance to the galleries is by stairs. If you require lift access, please advise Reception Services at the main entrance.

See map of Parliamentary building.

For further information, contact the Parliamentary Education Office on - (08) 9222 7259 or email education@parliament.wa.gov.au