High Court of Australia, Canberra

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History meets contemporary design at High Court of Australia. With views out to Lake Burley Griffin, the building boasts distinct architecture and artwork throughout. Tours cover the history of the High Court, which is the highest court in the Australia judicial system, as well as how it's run today. Each room has its own guide. If you're present while court is in session in this location, you can observe its members in action. Put High Court of Australia and other Canberra attractions into our Canberra trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Visited Courtroom 1 & 2 of the high court. The guides on the door were fantastic and answered all the kids questions. Very interesting place.  more »
  • Very impressive both inside and out - the architecture is amazing. Learn all there is to know about the legal court system. Situated on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, it's very presence commands a...  more »
  • Really the architecture is impressive.From the outside i wouldnt say its court.Inside there are rooms,depending if the court is snot under session you can enter.  more »
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  • I fell asleep at least twice (I was super tired anyways) but the lovely gentleman in the last court was so kind and factual. I really enjoyed the stay.
  • I really like this place. I'm currently studying and researching about the High court. Architecture is great. I wonder if there is food there.
  • A very interesting place if you are into law, government and policy - though probably skippable if you aren't.
  • Beautiful building and lovely friendly staff. Took the tour and staff ensured they got us through before a large school group.
  • I only went there to protest about corruption occurring at the Albury Court House, under a Magistrate using his power to further his own illegal interests, and hinder anyone who might stop him. Magistrate Murray, Albury Local Court, and now influencing other Magistrates to cover up for him, namely Magistrate Michael Cromptom.

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