The Canberra building is open to the public from:
Monday to Friday: 9.45 am to 4.30 pm
Sunday: midday to 4.00 pm
Normal Court sitting hours are from:
10.15 am to 12.45 pm and 2.15 pm to 4.15 pm
The building is closed on public holidays. Admission to the High Court building is free of charge.
2016 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 197k) (HTML)
2015 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 347k) (HTML)
Sunday Concert Series:
01 November 2015 at 1:30pm: Soundscapes with Recorders at the High Court of Australia: Canberra Recorder and Early Music Society
Relax to the mesmerizing sound components of a recorder orchestra delighting you with works by G. Farnaby, R. Parsons and V. Williams. Enjoy the transparent and joyful melody lines in ensemble music by... [more info...]
13 December 2015 at 1:30pm: Special Christmas Concert - Directed by Helen Moore
This promises to be an uplifting concert of Christmas music for the whole family, and a beautiful celebration of and a conclusion to the Court’s 2015 concert program... [more info...]
All scheduled 2015 concerts are listed here.
Visitors on Sunday can also wander around the building and enter the main courtroom where a Court Guide will explain the history, functions and contemporary role of the High Court.