COVID-19 Measures

Updated: 23 November 2020


Non-access card holders will not be permitted into Committee public galleries to view proceedings. This does not affect Committee witnesses.


Chamber Public Galleries are closed to public visitors.

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:


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:


All tours of Parliament House are cancelled up effective 17 November 2020 up to and including 27 November 2020.

Tours programs dated after 27 November may be cancelled at the discretion of the Presiding Officers. 

Bookings are not yet open for 2021.

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.