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Canberra Sights

High Court of Australia

  • Parkes Pl. off King Edward Terrace Map It
  • Government Building

Updated 01/16/2014

Fodor's Review

As its name implies, this gleaming concrete-and-glass structure is the ultimate court of law in the nation's judicial system. The court of seven justices convenes only to determine constitutional matters or major principles of law. Inside the main entrance, the public hall contains a number of murals depicting constitutional and geographic themes. Each of the three courtrooms over which the justices preside has a public gallery, and you can observe the proceedings when

the court is in session.

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Sight Information


Parkes Pl. off King Edward Terrace, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600, Australia

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 9:45–4:30, Sun. noon–4

Updated 01/16/2014


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