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High Court of Australia

High Court of Australia 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Parkes Pl. off King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, ACT 2600 | Map It
  • Phone: 02/6270–6811
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Weekdays 9:45–4:30, Sun. noon–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Central Canberra
Updated: 01-16-2014

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