This is quite an impressive building. Once we had seen the courts inside though there was not much of interest for the kids. We thought it was pretty cool to see where laws are made but I think it was over their heads a bit. The staff were very informative and helpful - pointed us to a great coffee shop:)
What a lovely building - it didn't take us long to look around as the courts were not sitting (apparently they only sit for 2 weeks each month). It would be extremely interesting to visit when the courts are in session. But a lovely building, pity it is under-used!
The High Court is Australia's final court of appeal. Appeals can no longer be made to the Privy Council in London, so the buck ends with the High Court. The High Court also decides on constitutional questions. You can enter the court building, it is relatively new, it doesn't look much like you imagine superior court to be.
Visited the High Court building with no preconception and was so pleasantly surprised. It was so impressive. Court room one was open and the guide actually approached us to see if we would like a tour of the room. I think his name was Adam and was so informative and knowledgable. Can't speak highly enough of the guide's attentiveness and... 更多
Lovely to look at, and interesting to walk around inside. Court cases are intriguing, but unless you understand legal speak it is a bit overwhelming.
Great to be able to go in & see where it all happens. It only has 3 courtrooms but the artwork & architecture is amazing. The staff were all very helpful as well with the history of the building & how the courts operate. An educational experience
Went there because I took a wrong turn thanks to my gps! It was a lot better than I thought it would be - the guides etc were the friendliest people we have met in Canberra! We joined into a school group tour and found all the information interesting as we really didn't know how it worked! The building is... 更多