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.
17 August: Canberra City Band Strike Up the Band!
A 45-piece flexible entertainment unit, the Canberra City Band was awarded the inaugural music ACT Award (MAMAs) for "Best Orchestra; Concert, Brass or Big Band" in 2012, taking out that award again in 2013 [more info...]
07 September: Mohona
Mohona consists of Robin Guda, a virtuoso Indian classical singer from Bangladesh, percussionist Andrew Purdam and Australia’s foremost bansuri (bamboo flute) player, Nitya Parker. Their music truly colours minds and hearts [more info...]
21 September: The Gospel Folk Choir Raise Your Voice, Raise Your Spirit
The Gospel Folk choir have been bringing the joy of contemporary gospel, folk and other popular music to the people of Canberra since 2001 [more info...]
05 October: Llewellyn Choir
For their third performance at the Court, they invite you to indulge yourself with a banquet of choral treats by Verdi, Cherubini and Brahms, served to you with passion by this full-bodied choir [more info...]
All future 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.