Children approx. 10-15 years old protest outside the Old Treasury Building (an old sandstone building). They are leaning over and standing on the balustrade holding up signs against Climate Change and Adani coal mine. Many of the sentiments call for the government to listen to young people. It is a bright sunny day.

Discuss the role of the Governor, the Executive Council and the relationship of executive government to Parliament. Examine Federation and the drafting of the Australian Constitution. Explore the development of democratic processes in Victoria and the ways in which various rights were established and protected. Consider the way everyday people have used their voice for change in ‘Protest Melbourne’.

VCE Legal Studies

Book Program

If you are only enquiring as to whether a booking is available, please phone the Old Treasury Building on (03) 9651 2233.

Postal address, ie: 20 Spring Street, Melbourne, 3000
Main contact for this booking
earliest 9:00am, latest 3:00pm
Minimum cost 10 students, Maximum 40 for Primary and Secondary
Eg, sight impaired, wheelchair access, etc

Tour Information and Frequently Asked Questions

The minimum group size is 10 students, the maximum group size per session is 40 for Primary or Secondary students. Group sizes less than 10 will be charged $80 (minimum charge).

Bookings must be made at least one week in advance. Upon submitting this booking request form you will receive an automated email with details of your request. We will contact you within five working days to confirm your booking.

If the number of students attending changes, the Bookings Officer must be informed in writing on bookings@otb.org.au two days prior to the date of the excursion.

Non-attendance at a booked program will incur the total fee of the amount payable for the excursion.

Schools must be accompanied by at teacher/chaperone at all times. We request minimum/maximum 1 adult per 10 primary students, 1 adult per 10 secondary students, and 1 adult per special needs student.

Schools will only be permitted into the building during their allocated tour time.

We regret that changes to tax invoices cannot be made and refunds will not be paid.