Group tours

Groups of 6 or more people must book for tours of Parliament. 

Group tours take place at 10.00 am, 12.00 noon and 2.00 pm Monday to Friday on non-sitting weeks and on Mondays of sitting weeks.

Tours are currently unavailable on sitting days.

The maximum number of attendees for each tour is 30.

See the Calendar for sitting days and Question Time details.

To check for available tour times see the Booking Availability.

Bookings

To book a group tour call the Tour Booking Office on (03) 9651 8568 or e-mail tours@parliament.vic.gov.au.

All tours are free of charge.

Bookings for 2022 will open on Monday 10 January 2022.

Vaccination requirements

It is a requirement of entry to the Parliamentary Precinct for all persons aged 18 and over to:

(1) have received their first and second COVID-19 vaccine dose; or

(2) have written certification from a medical practitioner of a valid exemption.

All visitors will be required to show proof of vaccination or an exemption to staff before they are granted entry to Parliament House.

COVID Safe Plan

Security

Visitors to Parliament House are required to pass through a security checkpoint before entering the building. This involves a walk through scanner and baggage scanning. Visitors with pace makers should ask to be scanned using the hand held scanners.

Bags must be left at reception when taking part in a tour or sitting in the public galleries.

Anyone wishing to visit the Parliament of Victoria to attend a public tour, use our catering facilities, attend an event or watch the proceedings of the two Houses in the public galleries, must provide their name and address and present one of the following forms of identification:

  • driver's license
  • learner's permit
  • proof of age card
  • passport
  • Australian birth certificate
  • Australian citizenship certificate

 

Parliament of Victoria Identification Privacy Statement

What personal information do we collect?

We will collect your full name, address, and identification details.

What is the information used for?

Your personal and identification details are taken for security purposes only. If you are found to be in breach of our security protocols, you will be asked to leave the Parliamentary Precinct and may be prohibited from returning for a period determined by the Presiding Officers under the Parliamentary Precincts Act 2001.

We will not use the personal information we collect from you for the direct marketing of products and services. We will not provide this information to any external organisations or contractors.

How is the information stored?

Personal information is stored in the Parliament’s secure IT network and only accessible by our Security and customer service teams. The privacy and confidentiality of this information will be always protected.

Can you access your personal details one we have collected them?

You have the right to access or correct your personal details. If you wish to do so please contact the Visitor Services Coordinator, visitorservices@parliament.vic.gov.au, (03) 9651 8971, Parliament of Victoria Spring Street East Melbourne 3002.

How long do we keep your personal details?

All personal details collected will be deleted 12 months after your visit.