Parliament House

Bring civics and citizenship learning to life with a visit to Parliament House. 

Parliament House is the home of South Australia’s legislature – the primary law making body in South Australia.  The South Australian Parliament consists of the House of Assembly and the Legislative Council, which provide a rich backdrop for discovering democracy and learning about how South Australia is governed.

Guided tours, debate programs and viewing opportunities are available to encourage active citizenship and meaningful student learning.  All guided programs are aligned with the Australian Curriculum and are planned using the Teaching for Effective Learning framework.

Depending on the year level, the student learning includes:

  •  levels of government
  • the separation of powers
  • the role of Parliament
  • the role of Members of Parliament
  • elections
  • interesting historical facts and conventions connected to the Parliament of South Australia

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