Phone: 02 6277 7111 (from within Australia) or +61 262777111 (from outside Australia)

Parliament House switchboard is open from:
8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday on non-sitting days
8.00am to 30 minutes after sitting on sitting weeks

Postal address

Parliament House
ACT 2600


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Visiting Parliament House

Parliament House is open to visitors every day of the year except for Christmas Day.

The building is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm during non-sitting weeks and 9:00am on Monday and Tuesday and from 8:30am on Wednesday and Thursday to House rise during sitting weeks.

Please refer to the What's on page or contact Visitor Services on 02 6277 5399 for more information.


Find out about the range of tours currently on offer at Parliament House.

For all tour enquiries call 02 6277 5399 or email

Chamber Public Galleries

Visitors to Parliament House may view the proceedings of both the House of Representatives and the Senate from the Public Galleries in the Chambers whenever the Houses are in session. At other times when Parliament House is open visitors may visit the public galleries.

Due to our COVID Safe measures around room capacities and physical distancing, Question Time in both Galleries is now accessible only by booking a ticket to our Question Time and Building Tour. Tickets go online the Thursday prior to the Sitting Week.. 

Disabled Access

General information for people with disabilities attending Parliament House