Accessibility at Parliament House
Getting around the building
All of the public areas of Parliament House are fully accessible by wheelchair. Please note that Parliament House has a variety of floor coverings, including polished stone and wood, and high-pile carpets.
Accessible parking is available in the underground car parks, close to the public lifts.
The public entrance to Parliament House is located about 200 metres away from each of the bus stops. Please note that much of the forecourt is covered with gravel.
Tours run for about 45-60 minutes and cover both public levels of the building. Our Visitor Services Officers can direct you to the nearest rest stops and accessible amenities. Please feel free to leave a tour at any time.
Free wheelchairs and strollers
You can borrow wheelchairs and strollers at no charge from the information desk in the marble foyer. Please note that photo ID is required. Please email or call us on 02 6277 5399 for more information.
Hearing loops are available in the following locations when Parliament is sitting:
- Viewing galleries in both chambers and the Great Hall
- Main Committee Room and committee rooms 1R3, 2R2 and 2S2
- The theatre
Guide dogs and assistance animals
You’re welcome to bring your guide dog or other assistance animal into all public areas of Parliament House. Please email or call us on 02 6277 5399 if you have any questions.
Other accessibility needs
If you have any other accessibility needs that we haven't covered here, please email or call us on 02 6277 5399 ahead of your visit so that we can make your time with us as enjoyable as possible.