School Tours & Role Plays

Bookings are now available for 2021 Online Incursions and Metropolitan Schools visit progams.

Please go to https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/visit/online-incursions for information on our Online Incursion program.

Please go to https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/visit/schooltours/metropolitan-school-visits for information on our Metropolitan Schools visit program.

Due to COVID-19 and in the interests of public health and safety, Parliament House is closed to visitors and no bookings are being accepted for school tours and role plays until further notice.  

School tours of Parliament House

Tours for primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education groups are available. The topics covered align with curriculum requirements such as Victorian Curriculum F-10,  VCE Legal Studies and Australian Politics Study Guides.

School tours take place at 9.00 am, 10.00 am, 11.00 am, 12.00 noon, 2.00 pm and 3.00 pm on non-sitting days.

Tours are also available on sitting days, as follows:

Tuesdays: 9.00 am, 10.00 am, 11.30 am (Question Time), 2.00 pm, 3.00 pm, and 4.00 pm.
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9.00 am, 10.30 am (Question Time), 2.00 pm, 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm.

As space is limited, bookings for Question Time can only be made for post-primary and adult groups.

The maximum number of students for each tour is 30.

See the Calendar for sitting days and Question Time details.

Parliament Role Plays

Parliament role plays give Year 5, 6 and 7 students the opportunity to act out the various roles in Parliament and pass their own law. This interactive activity takes place in the Legislative Assembly chamber and allows students to experience the law-making process first hand.

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VCE Role Plays

The VCE Role Play is a new program for Year 11 and 12 VCE Legal Studies students, which allows students to gain an understanding of how a law is made by following a scripted role play.

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Metropolitan School Visits

Metropolitan school visits provide an opportunity for students to learn about Parliament from experienced Parliament tour guides in their own classroom — available to students in years 5, 6 and 7 and VCE.
More information

Bookings

To check for available tour times see the Booking Availability.

For school tour, role play and information talk bookings, contact the Tour Booking Office:

Ph: +61 3 9651 8568
Email: tours@parliament.vic.gov.au

School tours last for approximately one hour and all role plays and Metroplitan School Visits last for approximately 1.5 hours. All tours, role plays and talks are free of charge.