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High Court of Australia

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Parkes Place, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 6811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent visit to the Hi Court of Australia. Visitors can visit Court 1 and Court 2. Court 1 hears constitutional places only. In Court 2 are heard only appeal cases from the supreme courts of the various states. We have an excellent...More

Thank Sandy5259
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to visit the High Court and had no idea that it also housed a Constitution experience. One of the High Court staff even took the time to set up the video they usually play for school groups for me. The video takes you...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imposing building with court rooms wonderfully furnished in polished timber. Building and courts are simple and practical in design to administer justice. There is a display area that covers current and past judicial achievements or significant judgments in respect of the constitution, worth the time...More

Thank CairnsAussie52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The high court building is a fabulously dramatic building which houses the courts but also has concerts a few times a month in the imposing entry space. The courts are very formal and look very much like a judicial building anywhere but eh access and...More

Thank 13out
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both times I've visited the High Court recently, I've been moved by the dignity and importance of the process. We are incredibly fortunate in this country to have 7 of the country's best lawyers, non partisan, deliberating critical matters of human dignity, rights and freedoms....More

1  Thank Catlyne H
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I wasn’t sure I was going to enjoy this visit. However it was great. On display are a series of stories about Australia’s greatest court cases. Guides on duty were friendly and informative

1  Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It's older inside than we thought it would be and disappointing there was no gift shop to buy a set of scales or something law related for my lawyer sister but they had tours of the 3 court rooms and the staff are friendly and...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Never thought I would be able to walk into the High Court. There is a good exhibition about the evolution of the court, there was no court sitting but you were able to sit in a court and feel the atmosphere. Truly lovely building.

Thank janbee23
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Finding that High Court was open we ventured inside and found out that we could walk around and view their displays and be given a tour of the courts. The ladies who were guides at each court had a good deal of information that we...More

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Like many of the official buildings in Canberra, the High Court looks like a massive, eastern bloc monstrosity plopped into the middle of a regional Australian city. At least, in this case, the grand scale is warranted, if not the stark brutalism of the place....More

Thank Adam C
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