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School term dates

Find out about the current year and next year's term dates for Australia's state and territory government schools.

You should confirm with schools directly about specific dates, including pupil-free days.

Australian Capital Territory

2015

  • Term22015
    Tue 28 Apr 2015 – Fri 3 Jul 2015When Anzac Day falls on a weekend ACT public schools commence on the Tuesday
  • Term32015
    Mon 20 Jul 2015 – Fri 25 Sep 2015
  • Term42015
    Mon 12 Oct 2015 – Fri 18 Dec 2015

2016

  • Term12016
    Mon 1 Feb 2016 – Fri 8 Apr 2016Teachers commence Thursday 28 January 2016.
  • Term22016
    Tue 26 Apr 2016 – Fri 1 Jul 2016
  • Term32016
    Mon 18 Jul 2016 – Fri 23 Sep 2016
  • Term42016
    Mon 10 Oct 2016 – Fri 16 Dec 2016

New South Wales

2015

  • Term22015
    Tue 21 Apr 2015 – Fri 26 Jun 2015Teachers commence Monday 20 April 2015.
  • Term32015
    Tue 14 Jul 2015 – Fri 18 Sep 2015Teachers commence Monday 13 July 2015.
  • Term42015
    Tue 6 Oct 2015 – Wed 16 Dec 2015Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.

2016

  • Term12016
    Thu 28 Jan 2016 – Fri 8 Apr 2016Eastern Division, Teachers commence Wednesday 27 January 2016.
  • Term12016
    Thu 4 Feb 2016 – Fri 8 Apr 2016Western Division, Teachers commence Wednesday 03 February 2016.
  • Term22016
    Wed 27 Apr 2016 – Fri 1 Jul 2016Teachers commence Tuesday 26 April 2016.
  • Term32016
    Tue 19 Jul 2016 – Fri 23 Sep 2016Teachers commence Monday 18 July 2016.
  • Term42016
    Mon 10 Oct 2016 – Fri 16 Dec 2016Teachers finish Tuesday 20 December 2016.

Northern Territory

2015

  • Term22015
    Mon 13 Apr 2015 – Fri 19 Jun 2015
  • Term32015
    Mon 20 Jul 2015 – Fri 25 Sep 2015Students resume Tuesday 21 July
  • Term42015
    Mon 5 Oct 2015 – Thu 10 Dec 2015Urban Schools
  • Term42015
    Mon 5 Oct 2015 – Fri 11 Dec 2015Remote Schools

2016

  • Term12016
    Fri 22 Jan 2016 – Fri 1 Apr 2016Urban Schools, Students resume Monday 25 January
  • Term12016
    Mon 25 Jan 2016 – Fri 1 Apr 2016Remote Schools, Students resume Wednesday 27 January.
  • Term22016
    Mon 11 Apr 2016 – Fri 24 Jun 2016
  • Term32016
    Mon 25 Jul 2016 – Fri 30 Sep 2016Students resume Tuesday 26 July
  • Term42016
    Mon 10 Oct 2016 – Thu 15 Dec 2016Urban Schools
  • Term42016
    Mon 10 Oct 2016 – Fri 16 Dec 2016Remote Schools

Queensland

2015

  • Term22015
    Mon 20 Apr 2015 – Fri 26 Jun 2015
  • Term32015
    Mon 13 Jul 2015 – Fri 18 Sep 2015
  • Term42015
    Tue 6 Oct 2015 – Fri 11 Dec 2015Year 12 - Friday 20 November; Year 10 & 11 - Friday 27 November 2015.

2016

  • Term12016
    Mon 25 Jan 2016 – Thu 24 Mar 2016
  • Term22016
    Mon 11 Apr 2016 – Fri 24 Jun 2016
  • Term32016
    Mon 11 Jul 2016 – Fri 16 Sep 2016
  • Term42016
    Tue 4 Oct 2016 – Fri 9 Dec 2016Year 12 - Friday 18 November 2016; Year 10 & 11 - Friday 25 November 2016.

South Australia

2015

  • Term22015
    Mon 27 Apr 2015 – Fri 3 Jul 2015
  • Term32015
    Mon 20 Jul 2015 – Fri 25 Sep 2015
  • Term42015
    Mon 12 Oct 2015 – Fri 11 Dec 2015

2016

  • Term12016
    Mon 1 Feb 2016 – Fri 15 Apr 2016
  • Term22016
    Mon 2 May 2016 – Fri 8 Jul 2016
  • Term32016
    Mon 25 Jul 2016 – Fri 30 Sep 2016
  • Term42016
    Mon 17 Oct 2016 – Fri 16 Dec 2016

Tasmania

2015

  • Term22015
    Mon 20 Apr 2015 – Fri 3 Jul 2015Teachers commence Monday 2 February 2015 and finish Thursday 2 April 2015.
  • Term32015
    Tue 21 Jul 2015 – Fri 25 Sep 2015Teachers commence Monday 20 July 2015.
  • Term42015
    Mon 12 Oct 2015 – Thu 17 Dec 2015Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.

2016

  • Term12016
    Wed 3 Feb 2016 – Fri 8 Apr 2016Teachers commence Monday 1 February 2016.
  • Term22016
    Tue 26 Apr 2016 – Fri 1 Jul 2016
  • Term32016
    Mon 18 Jul 2016 – Fri 23 Sep 2016
  • Term42016
    Mon 10 Oct 2016 – Wed 21 Dec 2016Teachers finish Thursday 22 December 2016.

Victoria

2015

  • Term22015
    Mon 13 Apr 2015 – Fri 26 Jun 2015
  • Term32015
    Mon 13 Jul 2015 – Fri 18 Sep 2015
  • Term42015
    Mon 5 Oct 2015 – Fri 18 Dec 2015

2016

  • Term12016
    Wed 27 Jan 2016 – Thu 24 Mar 2016First day of Term 1 is a student-free day.
  • Term22016
    Mon 11 Apr 2016 – Fri 24 Jun 2016
  • Term32016
    Mon 11 Jul 2016 – Fri 16 Sep 2016
  • Term42016
    Mon 3 Oct 2016 – Tue 20 Dec 2016

Western Australia

2015

2016