Visit and Learn

Here’s where you find out about how our Parliament works. Or if you want to visit in person, for a tour, to watch Parliament, to bring students, or attend a meeting – the information you need is here. Make use of the resources for students and teachers and discover our history and buildings.

  • School age children in a select committee room.

    Educators and students

    This section is written with educators and students in mind. Find out about our programmes, resources and what's going on at Parliament. Programmes are available for student groups and others who want to have a hands on learning experience at Parliament. There are resources to help you plan your visit and to support students to learn more about our democracy. Educators and students

  • A person speaking to a group.

    Public servants and special interest groups

    There are a range of educational programmes provided at Parliament for student groups, public servants, and others who want to learn about parliamentary processes. These are supported by learning resources for use by teachers, fact sheets, and procedural guides for you to download. Public servants and special interest groups

  • Parliament House and the Beehive by night.

    How Parliament works

    Have you ever wondered how Parliament works? This section will help you understand what we do, how we choose our MPs and how laws are made. You will also learn about the unique roles people have at Parliament and the rules, privileges, and powers that they operate under. How Parliament works

  • Parliament buildings from the library lawn.

    History and buildings

    Find out about Parliament's history and buildings. Read about some of the historical events that shaped Parliament and explore past parliamentary life and the roots of our traditions. History and buildings