What is the Parliamentary Education Office?

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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Parliamentary Education Office

About the Parliamentary Education Office

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.

Staff

The PEO team are highly experienced professional educators with extensive knowledge of parliamentary process, pedagogy and the Australian Curriculum.

Administration

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.

Contact Details

Parliamentary Education Office
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600 Australia

Telephone: +61 2 6277 3147
Email: info@peo.gov.au

School Bookings

Join in the fun—and the learning—with the PEO’s immersive learning programs. Delivered at Parliament House in Canberravia video conferencingin-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.

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