School Terms & Vacations
All states & territories, have 4 terms per year.
Included below are direct links to every state & territory. Terms and vacations are listed at each of these .
Each site also provides dates for several future years for that system. Some are on the same page [Northern Territory, Victoria], as a PDF download[Australian Capital Territory], on linked pages [Western Australia] and a multi-year menu [New South Wales].
The last three links provide details for all states and territories for the current year. The final link provides additional details about areas such as holiday camps and activities and other educational matters.
Many have connections to other material including dates for special schools, special dates such as examinations, final dates for students completing studies, calendar archives, professional learning days [when students do not attend school] and links to Public Holiday information.
The listings given are those for government school systems. Non-government schools base their terms and holidays on these, but may vary slightly. To be certain of exact dates, contact the specific school involved.
For other public holidays and special days, check the Special Days & Public Holidays page.
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
For term dates at WA Independent Schools check the information at the bottom of the page.
- School Term Dates
Commonwealth Department of Education. Covers all states and territories.
- School Term
From the Australian Government web site. Part of the Australian Facts & Figures section. Links to all states and territories.
- Australian School Terms & Holidays
School terms and vacations for all states and territories and multiple years.