High Court of Australia
The High Court of Australia is the highest court in the Australian judicial system.
Visitors to the Court can view the courtrooms where the Court interprets and applies the law of Australia and hears cases of special significance which includes challenges to the constitutional validity of laws.
During sitting weeks, subject to available seating, visitors can observe the oral argument and see barristers present their case before the Justices.
The Court also has the Australian Constitution Centre designed to engage visitors with the history, meaning and relevance of the Australian Constitution.
Court Guides staff the public areas to explain the powerful history and contemporary function of the Court in Australia's democracy.
The stunning building by Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Zone also has a collection of artwork depicting the role and relevance of the Australian judiciary.
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“Re made part of the castle movie here”
i only went to the front of it to re make a certain scene in a movie (The castle) since my mates and i were re creating it from start to finish.Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“Australias's supreme court”
The High Court sits in an impressive building on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. The High Court is Australia's supreme court, it rules on important cases, including cases relating to the...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“Interesting Architecture That Impresses”
The building itself is 42 years old and still impressive sitting on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. We did not go inside but with extra planning should have.Read the full review on TripAdvisor
- Coach Parking
- Non Smoking
- Parents Room
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet