In light of recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the Legislative Council and Speaker of the House of Assembly have made the following decisions regarding access and visitation to Parliament House. Parliament House takes its responsibility to its building occupants and the community seriously and is committed to assisting in reducing the risk of spread of COVID-19.
Until further notice:
• All public tours are cancelled;
• All school tours are cancelled;
• Non-access card holders will not be permitted into the Chamber public galleries on sitting days or Committee public galleries to view proceedings. This does not affect Committee witnesses; and
• No future applications for demonstrations on the step of Parliament House will be approved and existing demonstrations over 500 (which will be subject to revision) will be contacted to advise that approval has been rescinded.
Parliament is always open, transparent and accessible through its live broadcasting facilities, including Parliamentary sittings and committee hearings. You can access live broadcasts here: https://www.parliament.sa.gov.au/About-Parliament/Live-Broadcast
You can also access transcripts of all Parliamentary proceedings here: https://www.parliament.sa.gov.au/About-Parliament/Hansard
Question Time starts at 2pm in the House of Assembly and 2.15pm in the Legislative Council on Parliament Sitting Days. Click here to view the sitting calendar. Question Time is open to the public and free of charge. Groups need to book due to the limited seating space. Phone: (08) 8237 9467 for further information.
The public gallery in both the House of Assembly and Legislative Council is open and free of charge to visitors when the Parliament is sitting. Click here to view the sitting calendar. Groups need to book due to the limited seating space Phone: (08) 8237 9467 for further information.