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School Holidays

Australian schools have 4 terms & 4 sets of holidays, with the longest being the summer break in December to February.

 

Australian Capital Territory


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 27 January - 8 April 9 April - 25 April
2nd Term 26 April - 1 July 2 July - 17 July
3rd Term 18 July - 23 September 24 September - 9 October
4th Term 10 October -16 December 17 December - 2 February 2006

 

New South Wales

Note: 1st day of term 1 is a staff development day.


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 28 January - 8 April 9 April - 25 April
2nd Term 26 April - 1 July 2 July - 17 July
3rd Term 18 July - 23 September 24 September - 9 October
4th Term 10 October - 21 December 22 December - 29 January 2006

 

Northern Territory


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 25 January - 1 April 2 April - 10 April
2nd Term 11 April - 24 June 27 June - 22 July
3rd Term 25 July - 30 September 3 October - 7 October
4th Term 10 October - 16 December 17 December - 29 January 2006

 

Queensland


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 24 January - 24 March 25 March - 3 April
2nd Term 4 April - 17 June 18 June - 3 July
3rd Term 4 July - 9 September 10 September - 25 September
4th Term 26 September to 9 December 10 December - 22 January 2006

 

South Australia


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 31 January - 15 April 16 April - 1 May
2nd Term 2 May - 8 July 9 July - 24 July
3rd Term 27 July - 30 September 1 October - 16 October
4th Term 17 October - 16 December 17 December - 29 January 2006

 

Tasmania


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 17 February - 27 May 28 May - 13 June
2nd Term 14 June - 2 September 3 September - 18 September
3rd Term 19 September - 21 December 22 December - 15 February 2006

 

Victoria


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 25 January - 1 April 2 April - 17 April
2nd Term 18 April - 24 June 25 June - 10 July
3rd Term 11 July - 16 September 17 September - 2 October
4th Term 3 October - 21 December 22 December - 29 January 2006

 

Western Australia


TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 31 January - 8 April 9 April - 25 April
2nd Term 26 April - 1 July 2 July - 17 July
3rd Term 18 July - 23 September 24 September - 9 October
4th Term 10 October - 15 December 16 December - 31 January 2006