The Parliamentary Education Office (PEO) educates Australians about, and inspires their enthusiasm for, Australia’s parliamentary democracy.
Through our accessible, immersive, experiential programs and resources, the PEO fosters informed, engaged and active citizens of all ages.
Our work includes:
In addition, the PEO publishes Australia’s Constitution pocket edition and manages the Your Questions on Notice website.
The PEO team are highly experienced professional educators with extensive knowledge of parliamentary process, pedagogy and the Australian Curriculum.
The PEO is jointly funded by the Department of the Senate and the Department of the House of Representatives, and provides whole-of-parliament education services and support.
Detailed information about the activities and achievements of the PEO can be found in the Department of the Senate’s Annual Report.
Parliamentary Education Office
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600 Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6277 3147
Join in the fun—and the learning—with the PEO’s immersive learning programs. Delivered at Parliament House in Canberra, via video conferencing, in-person at your school, these programs give primary and secondary students hands-on experience of how our Parliament works.
Bookings for Parliament House program can be made online using the Parliament of Australia School Visits page. Video conferencing and in-person program enquiries can be made on the PEO website.
Through relevant programs and resources, the PEO enables Australians to better understand the role, function and value of the Australian Parliament, and actively engage with it.
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