Victorian democracy school program at Old Treasury Building

Discover how gold rush immigrants helped shape democracy in the new colony of Victoria and the struggles for recognition of voting rights. Discuss the Ballarat Reform League, Eureka and the origins of the secret ballot, women’s suffrage and Aboriginal rights. Visit the Executive Council Chamber to discuss the role of the Governor and the Executive Council, both past and present.

Levels 7 to 10
Civics & Citizenship

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 10:00am, latest 2:00pm
Minimum cost 7 students, Maximum 28 for Primary and Secondary
Eg, sight impaired, wheelchair access, etc

Tour Information and Frequently Asked Questions

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 7 primary students, 1 adult per 7 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.