The 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.
2014 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 240k) (HTML)
Sunday Concert Series:
1st & 3rd Sundays at 1:00pm
Sunday concerts are scheduled for the first and third Sunday of each month in the Great Hall of the High Court at 1.00pm. All concerts are free, open to the general public and bookings are not required.
2 March: Pop-Up Choir Hush Hush, Sing Sing
The Pop Up choir, under the musical direction of Rachel Hore, aims to change the nature of public space through sound and singing [more info...]
16 March: Dante Musica Viva A Musical Journey Italian Style
Members of the Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra established the Dante Musica Viva choir in 2005 by for the purpose of promoting Italian language and culture through music. [more info...]
6 April: Andante Andante followed by Shenanigans Barbershop Quartet.
The Andante Andante Choir Inc.(AAC) presents The Harmonies of ABBA... Shenanigans Barbershop Quartet sings songs set for four-part a cappella...[more info...]
20 April: The Night Café Manouche et Tango
The Latin/Gypsy jazz duo The Night Café gathers the wide world into an intimate embrace with their mix of French café, Latin, Jazz Manouche and Romany melodies [more info...]
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.