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For Schools

Many schools come to Parliament House each year with more than 100,000 students passing through as part of their learning on organised school visits.

While in Parliament House students can participate in a guided tour which includes visiting both the House of Representatives and Senate Chambers as part of an educational program.

When I am at Parliament I have the opportunity to meet the school children from my electorate of Cook and speak about my role as their local representative in Parliament.  To commemorate the students’ visit to Parliament House, I arrange a personalised certificate.

Schools requiring information about making a booking can visit here or contact the school bookings office 6277 4570 or email

The Parliamentary Education Office (PEO) delivers parliamentary education services to teachers, students and other learners across Australia.

The PEO empowers Australian citizens to actively engage with their federal Parliament through the delivery of a wide range of relevant and accessible programs and resources. A number of resources can be found on the PEO website at:

Get parliament – A student booklet that covers essential topics including federation, the Australian Constitution, the three levels of government, elections and how Parliament works. Please download the Get Parliament Brochure here

Role Play the Parliament: A teachers guide – An illustrated step-by-step guide to conducting a law-making role-play in the classroom, complete with student worksheets. Please Download the Teachers Guide here

Each year I also produce a School Leavers’ Guide for Year 12 students which includes sections about career development, further education and training options, financial assistance available to young people as well as useful contact details for more detailed information.

I also thought that you might be interested in the following resources:

Parliamentary Education
Australian Parliament
Australia’s Prime
Australia’s Coat of
Australian Electoral
The Australian
National Museum of
National Archives of
National Library of
Australian War