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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.

  • ACT–Australian Capital Territory school term dates (inc national)
  • NSW–New South Wales school term dates (inc national)
  • NT–Northern Territory school term dates (inc national)
  • Qld–Queensland school term dates (inc national)
  • SA–South Australia school term dates (inc national)
  • Tas–Tasmania school term dates (inc national)
  • Vic–Victoria school term dates (inc national)
  • WA–Western Australia school term dates (inc national)

ACT school term dates

ACT school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Monday 2 February*–Friday 10 April Monday 1 February**–Friday 8 April
2 Monday 27 April–Friday 3 July Tuesday 26 April–Friday 1 July
3 Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September Monday 18 July–Friday 23 September
4 Monday 12 October–Friday 18 December Monday 10 October–Friday 16 December

*Teachers commence Friday 30 January 2015.
**Teachers commence Thursday 28 January
2016.

Source: http://www.det.act.gov.au/school_education/term_dates_and_public_holidays

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NSW school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Wednesday 28 January^–Thursday 2 April (Eastern division)
Wednesday 4 February^–Thursday 2 April (Western division)
Thursday 28 January*–Friday 8 April (Eastern division)
Thursday 4 February*–Friday 8 April (Western division)
2 Tuesday 21 April^^–Friday 26 June Wednesday 27 April**–Friday 1 July
3 Tuesday 14 July^^^–Friday 18 September Tuesday 19 July***–Friday 23 September
4 Tuesday 6 October–Wednesday 16 December^^^^ Monday 10 October–Friday 16 December****

^Term 1 - Teachers commence Tuesday 27 January 2015 (Eastern division); Teachers commence Tuesday 03 February 2015 (Western division).
^^Term 2 - Teachers commence Monday 20 April 2015.
^^^Term 3 - Teachers commence Monday 13 July 2015.
^^^^Term 4 - Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.
*Term 1 - Teachers commence Wednesday 27 January 2016 (Eastern division); Teachers commence Wednesday 03 February 2016 (Western division).
**Term 2 - Teachers commence Tuesday 26 April 2016.
***Term 3 - Teachers commence Monday 18 July 2016.
****Term 4 - Teachers finish Tuesday 20 December 2016.

Source: https://online.det.nsw.edu.au/calendar/?do=setViewPeriod

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NT school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Friday 23 January–Thursday 2 April (urban schools only) (Students resume Tuesday 27 January - urban schools only)
Tuesday 27 January–Thursday 2 April (remote schools only) (Students resume Wednesday 28 January - remote schools only)
Friday 22 January–Friday 1 April (urban schools only) (Students resume Monday 25 January - urban schools only)
Monday 25 January–Friday 1 April (remote schools only) (Students resume Wednesday 27 January - remote schools only)
2 Monday 13 April–Friday 19 June Monday 11 April–Friday 24 June
3 Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September (Students resume Tuesday 21 July) Monday 25 July–Friday 30 September (Students resume Tuesday 26 July)
4 Monday 5 October–Thursday 10 December (urban schools only)
Monday 5 October–Friday 11 December (remote schools only)
Monday 10 October–Thursday 15 December (urban schools only)
Monday 10 October–Friday 16 December (remote schools only)

Source: http://www.education.nt.gov.au/students/at-school/term-dates

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Qld school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Tuesday 27 January–Thursday 2 April Monday 25 January–Thursday 24 March
2 Monday 20 April–Friday 26 June Monday 11 April–Friday 24 June
3 Monday 13 July–Friday 18 September Monday 11 July–Friday 16 September
4 Tuesday 6 October–Friday 11 December* Tuesday 4 October–Friday 9 December**

*Year 10 and 12 finishing dates for 2015: Year 12 - Friday 20 November; Year 10 & 11 - Friday 27 November 2015.
**Year 10 and 12 finishing dates for 2016: Year 12 - Friday 18 November; Year 10 & 11 - Friday 25 November 2016.

Source: http://education.qld.gov.au/public_media/calendar/2016-2020.html

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SA school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Tuesday 27 January–Friday 10 April Monday 1 February–Friday 15 April
2 Monday 27 April–Friday 3 July Monday 2 May–Friday 8 July
3 Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September Monday 25 July–Friday 30 September
4 Monday 12 October–Friday 11 December Monday 17 October–Friday 16 December

Source: http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/education-skills-and-learning/general-information/term-dates

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Tas school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Wednesday 4 February–Wednesday 1 April* Wednesday 3 February****–Thursday 8 April
2 Monday 20 April–Friday 3 July Tuesday 26 April–Friday 1 July
3 Tuesday 21 July**–Friday 25 September Monday 18 July–Friday 23 September
4 Monday 12 October–Thursday 17 December*** Monday 10 October–Wednesday 21 December****

*Term 1 - Teachers commence Monday 2 February 2015 and finish Thursday 2 April 2015.
**Term 3 - Teachers commence Monday 20 July 2015.
***Term 4 - Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.
****Teachers commence Monday 1 February 2016; Teachers finish Thursday 22 December 2016.

Source: http://www.education.tas.gov.au/About_us/Pages/Term-Dates.aspx

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Vic school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Wednesday 28 January*–Friday 27 March Wednesday 27 January*–Thursday 24 March
2 Monday 13 April–Friday 26 June Monday 11 April–Friday 24 June
3 Monday 13 July–Friday 18 September Monday 11 July–Friday 16 September
4 Monday 5 October–Friday 18 December Monday 3 October–Tuesday 20 December

*First day of Term 1 is a student-free day.

Source: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/department/Pages/datesterm.aspx

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WA school term dates
Term 2015 2016
1 Monday 2 February*–Thursday 2 April Monday 1 February–Friday 8 April
2 Monday 20 April–Friday 3 July Tuesday 26 April–Friday 1 July
3 Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September Monday 18 July–Friday 23 September
4 Monday 12 October–Thursday 17 December* Monday 10 October–Thursday 15 December

*Teachers commence Thursday 29 January 2015; Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.

Source: http://www.det.wa.edu.au/termdates/detcms/portal/

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Public holidays in Australia^ Go to top

For information about public holiday dates for the current year and next year, see Australian Public Holidays.

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