Tour Types

General Public 
Primary and Secondary Schools
TAFE/Tertiary/Adult Learning
Public Sector Employees
Community Groups, Clubs and Interest Groups

 

General Public

When Parliament is not sitting, guided public tours are available free of charge at 10am and 2pm on weekdays. Click here to view the sitting calendar.

Primary and Secondary Schools

School tours of Parliament House are hosted by Members of Parliament or their staff.  To organise a booking, you must make your booking directly through the office of a Member of Parliament.

Contact the office of the local MP whose electorate covers your school, or alternatively, a Member of the Legislative Council.

To find your local MP and their office contact details:

  1. Use the Electoral Commission SA interactive boundaries map to determine your school’s electorate via address.
  2. Search for the electorate and corresponding member on our member search page 

You can view a list of Legislative Council Members and contact details here

 

You can request the following programs at the time of booking:

Non-sitting day tours allow your groups to explore the building, view the Member benches and interact more with the building space.  We recommend question time viewing for secondary students who have prior knowledge of Parliamentary processes.

 

View the sitting calendar here to determine non-sitting days

 

AVAILABLE TIMES

Non-sitting day tours are currently held in fixed time slots to allow for cleaning in between each group of visitors.

 

The available time slots are:

It is critical that groups arrive on time (i.e. 5-10 minutes before start time to clear security).

When you contact your Member of choice, we recommend having multiple date/time options in mind.  If you would like to book in more than two classes, you will need to book multiple time slots. You might wish to consider visiting other North Terrace institutions to rotate classes (e.g. the Centre of Democracy, or Government House).

ATTENDING ON SITE

We have bag lockers for student and teacher belongings.

All attendees must follow SA Health guidelines regarding mask usage.

All visitors enter through a security system similar to that at an airport. You may wish to prepare students for this experience before arrival (emptying pockets of metal items, phones etc.)

TAFE/Tertiary/Adult Learning

The Community Education Office runs regular tours for TAFE classes, tertiary institutions and adult learners.  Contact the Education Officer for dates and further information.

Education Office
(08) 8237 9443
education@parliament.sa.gov.au

Public Sector Employees

The Community Education Office runs regular tours for mentoring groups and graduates within the public sector.  Contact the Education Officer for dates and further information.

Education Office
(08) 8237 9443
education@parliament.sa.gov.au


Community Groups, Clubs and Interest Groups


Community groups, clubs and interest groups are welcome to contact a member of the House of Assembly or the Legislative Council to request a tour.  Click here for contact information for Legislative Council members.  Click here for contact information for House of Assembly Members. 

If you need assistance finding your electorate and contacting your local member:

  1. Use the Electoral Commission SA interactive boundaries map to determine your electorate via address.
  2. Search for the electorate and corresponding member on ourmember search page. 

You can have up to 30 attendees on a group tour.

AVAILABLE TIMES

Tours are currently held in fixed time slots to allow for cleaning in between each group of visitors.

 

The available time slots are:

It is critical that groups arrive on time (i.e. 5-10 minutes before start time to clear security).

When you contact your Member of choice, we recommend having multiple date/time options in mind.

Accessibility

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.