Parliament House COVID-19 Arrangements
Parliament House is currently open to visitors for meetings connected with parliamentary or constituency business. If you fall into any of the following categories please do not attend:
If you feel unwell with fever (or signs of fever e.g. night sweats, chills), or have felt feverish or had a temperature recently;
If you feel unwell with cold/flu-like symptoms, e.g. cough, sore throat or some shortness of breath;
If anyone in your household is unwell with any cold or flu like symptoms like a cough or sore throat, or has had a fever or temperature recently;
If you have been in contact with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case in the last 14 days;
If you have arrived in Tasmania from overseas, with the exception of New Zealand, or a declared high risk area in Australia in the last 14 days; or
If you have been in contact with anyone that has travelled from overseas, with the exception of New Zealand, or a declared high risk are in Australia in the last 14 days.
Public tours and events remain closed at this time.
The Public Gallery of the House of Assembly will be open with restrictions on the number of people permitted to attend to ensure social distancing protocols can be maintained. The Public Gallery of the Legislative Council remains closed at this time.
The public can also attend any Committees that are holding public hearings with restrictions on the number of people permitted to attend to ensure social distancing protocols can be maintained.
Public access to the Parliament is important, and these arrangements are reviewed on advice received from the Department of Health and the COVID-19 State Control Centre (https://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/)
You may still follow any broadcasts of proceedings of the Houses and Committees online at https://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/
Contact details may be found at Visitors to Parliament House
By Order of the Presiding Officers, all visitors to the building must complete a questionnaire and have their temperature taken.
To comply with COVID-19 contact tracing requirements it is compulsory to provide your name, address and phone number to be permitted entry to the building.
The information collected in this form will be managed in accordance with the Parliament’s Privacy and Personal Information Policy. It will be kept in a secure location and destroyed after 21 days.
Position Vacant - Legislative CouncilClerk Assistant and Usher of the Black Rod
BroadcastingHouse of Assembly - Tuesday 2 March 2021 at 10:00am
Legislative Council - Friday 19 March 2021 at 9:00am
LCSC Taswater Operations – Public Hearing - Friday 5 March 2021 at 9:00am - 10:30am
Public Accounts Committee - COVID19 Inquiry - Friday 5 March 2021 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Committees Currently Receiving SubmissionsLegislative Council Government Administration Committee ‘A’ - Inquiry into Rural Health Services
Legislative Council Government Administration Committee ‘B’ – Inquiry into Disability Support Services in Tasmania
Tours of Parliament
Tours of Parliament House are currently unavailable due to the COVID -19 health emergency.”
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