COVID-19 Measures

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
• Demonstrations on the steps of Parliament House are again permitted in line with current COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Please see the Conditions of Use form for further details

Parliament is always open, transparent and accessible through its live broadcasting facilities, including Parliamentary sittings and committee hearings.  You can access live broadcasts here:

You can also access transcripts of all Parliamentary proceedings here:


See Question Time

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.

Visit Parliament Sitting

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. 

Accessible Entry/Entrance

The accessible entrance to Parliament House is available via the Old Parliament House doors on North Terrace. 

Please call (08) 8237 9200 for assistance.  There is an intercom at the entrance doors for your convenience.