Planning checklist

  • Read the National Capital School Excursion Planner.
  • Explore website and use the direct links to the National Capital Attractions websites to collect pre-visit information.
  • Get the Parliament and Civics Education Rebate (PACER) application form and guidelines to check your eligibility at
  • Contact a coach company or tour operator to undertake your planning and to arrange travel.
  • Select a time to visit and book your accommodation.
  • Book into education programmes at the mandatory PACER attractions. Apply for PACER.
  • Book into other attraction education programmes that support your curriculum focus.
  • Check out attraction public liability certificates and risk assessment statements at
  • Choose appropriate recreational and night-time activities for your students.

(This is a guide only)