Public and School Holidays

To make planning your holiday a breeze, we've listed all Australian school and public holidays here in this calendar. 

Keep scrolling to download your own 2017 Queensland calendar, complete with holiday ideas ready to go. We've done all the research so all you need to do is book. 

Remember: Having a holiday to look forward to makes you happier!

School Holiday Dates for 2017 & 2018

States in Australia have different school holiday periods. The following list is a guide only (dates are inclusive). Confirm dates with your State's education department with the handy links below.

 2017 2016 - 17 Summer  Autumn   Winter   Spring    2017 - 18 Summer
 Queensland     10 Dec - 22 Jan  1 Apr - 17 Apr 24 Jun - 9 Jul 16 Sep - 2 Oct  9 Dec - 21 Jan
 New South Wales    21 Dec - 26 Jan 10 Apr - 21 Apr 3 Jul - 14 Jul 25 Sep - 8 Oct  20 Dec - 2 Feb
 Victoria  20 Dec - 29 Jan 1 Apr - 17 Apr 1 Jul - 16 Jul 23 Sep - 8 Oct  23 Dec - 29 Jan
 South Australia  17 Dec - 29 Jan 14 Apr - 30 Apr  8 Jul - 23 Jul 30 Sep - 15 Oct  16 Dec - 28 Jan
 Tasmania  22 Dec - 7 Feb 14 Apr - 30 Apr  8 Jul - 23 Jul 30 Sep - 15 Oct  16 Dec - 28 Jan
 Western Australia          15 Dec - 30 Jan 8 Apr - 23 Apr 1 Jul - 16 Jul 23 Sep - 8 Oct  16 Dec - 31 Jan
 Northern Territory  16 Dec - 29 Jan 8 Apr - 17 Apr 24 Jun - 24 Jul  30 Sep - 8 Oct  15 Dec - 28 Jan
 Australian Capital Territory     17 Dec - 30 Jan 8 Apr - 25 Apr  1 Jul - 16 Jul 23 Sep - 8 Oct  16 Dec - 5 Feb

 2018 2017 - 18 Summer  Autumn   Winter   Spring    2018 - 19 Summer
 Queensland     9 Dec - 21 Jan  30 Mar - 15 Apr 30 Jun - 15 Jul 22 Sep - 7 Oct  15 Dec - 28 Jan
 New South Wales    20 Dec - 2 Feb 10 Apr - 21 Apr 3 Jul - 14 Jul 25 Sep - 6 Oct  20 Dec - 26 Jan
 Victoria  23 Dec - 29 Jan 30 Mar - 15 Apr 30 Jun - 15 Jul 22 Sep - 7 Oct  22 Dec  - 28 Jan
 South Australia  16 Dec - 28 Jan 14 Apr - 29 Apr  7 Jul - 22 Jul 29 Sep - 14 Oct  15 Dec - 27 Jan
 Tasmania  22 Dec - 6 Feb 14 Apr - 29 Apr  7 Jul - 22 Jul 29 Sep - 14 Oct  21 Dec - 2 Feb
 Western Australia          16 Dec - 31 Jan 8 Apr - 23 Apr 1 Jul - 16 Jul 23 Sep - 8 Oct  15 Dec - 30 Jan
 Northern Territory  15 Dec - 28 Jan 14 Apr - 22 Apr 30 Jun - 23 Jul  29 Sep - 14 Oct  14 Dec - 29 Jan
 Australian Capital Territory     16 Dec - 5 Feb 14 Apr - 29 Apr  7 Jul - 22 Jul 29 Sep - 14 Oct  22 Dec - 4 Feb













Links to School Education Term Dates

Queensland / New South Wales / Victoria / Tasmania / South AustraliaWestern AustraliaNorthern Territory / Australian Capital Territory


How to make the most of the School Holidays - 2017 Queensland Calendar

How to make the most of the 2017 School Holidays in Queensland


Public Holiday Dates for 2017 & 2018

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2017   2018
New Year's Day Sun 1 Jan (Mon 2 Jan)  Mon 1 Jan
Australia Day Thurs 26 Jan  Fri 26 Jan
Labour Day (WA) Mon 6 Mar  Mon 5 Mar
Labour Day (VIC) Mon 13 Mar  Mon 12 Mar
March Public Holiday (SA) Mon 13 Mar  Mon 12 Mar
Eight Hours Day (TAS) Mon 13 Mar  Mon 12 Mar
Canberra Day (ACT) Mon 13 Mar  Mon 12 Mar
Good Friday Fri 14 Apr  Fri 30 Mar
Easter Monday Mon 17 Apr  Mon 2 Apr
Anzac Day Tues 25 Apr  Wed 25 Apr
Labour Day (QLD) Mon 1 May  Mon 7 May
May Day (NT) Mon 1 May  Mon 7 May
Western Australia Day Mon 5 Jun  Mon 4 Jun
Queen's Birthday (ex WA) Mon 12 Jun  Mon 11 Jun
Bank Holiday (NSW) Mon 7 Aug  Mon 6 Aug
Picnic Day (NT) Mon 7 Aug  Mon 6 Aug
Exhibition Holiday (Bris) Wed 16 Aug  Wed 15 Aug
Family & Community Day (ACT) Mon 25 Sep  Mon 24 Sep
Queen's Birthday (WA) Mon 25 Sep  Mon 1 Oct
Queen's Birthday (QLD) Mon 2 Oct  Mon 1 Oct
Labour Day (NSW, ACT, SA)     Mon 2 Oct  Mon 1 Oct
Melbourne Cup (Melb) Tues 7 Nov  Tue 6 Nov
Christmas Day Mon 25 Dec  Tue 25 Dec
Boxing Day Tues 26 Dec  Wed 26 Dec


















How to make the most of your Public Holidays - 2017 Queensland Calendar

How to make the most of the 2017 Public Holidays in Queensland