To be recognised internationally as a contemporary world site and Melbourne’s inspirational public space.

To manage and develop Fed Square to actively support and reflect Melbourne’s pre-eminent civic and cultural strengths.

Education Resources

Book your school group into one of Federation Square’s Education tours, which are designed to actively engage primary and secondary school students in the civic and cultural life of Melbourne. Education tours of Federation Square operate daily during Victorian school terms and can be tailored to suit the specific needs of your group.

While at Fed Square, your school can also participate in the education programs at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and NGV Australia.

For practical information about visiting Fed Square, please refer to the attached information for visiting schools.


Australian Centre for the Moving Image – The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) education program delivers unique, curriculum-focussed onsite programs for students and teachers, including film screenings, talks, workshops and exhibition tours.

NGV Australia – The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) education program provides onsite, online and outreach programs for learners of all levels and interests inspired by the NGV Collections and exhibitions.

Koorie Heritage Trust – The Koorie Heritage Trust at Fed Square offers a range of educational resources and programs to promote, support and celebrate the Aboriginal culture of South Eastern Australia.

Sustainability – Learn about Fed Square’s commitment to environment sustainability and how we became a carbon neutral city precinct.

AusVELS – The Australian Curriculum in Victoria

M.A.D.E – The Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka explores the role of the 1854 Eureka Stockade in shaping our nation.


While you’re at Fed Square, take some time to visit Federation Story, a timeline that traces the events, people and ideas that led to Federation. Federation Story is free, located above The Atrium, and open 24 hours, seven days a week, making it a great activity for students whether they are undertaking a tour, or just visiting the city. Students can also submit their own personal or family story online via the Federation Story website.