2017 Australian school holiday dates

Australian school term dates

Get kiddo to the school on time and plan for the holidays with this handy list of all the government school terms in Australia. Every state and territory is covered, so pop the relevant dates into a calendar and count down the days until school holidays start and school winds down.

Here are the term dates and school holidays for kids at government schools in Australia (check with individual schools about pupil-free days).

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New South Wales

Term 1

Monday 30 January, 2017 – Friday 7 April, 2017 (Eastern)
Monday 6 February, 2017 – Friday 7 April, 2017 (Western)

Holidays:
Monday 10 April, 2017 - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Term 2

Wednesday 26 April, 2017 – Friday 30 June, 2017

Holidays:
Monday 3 July, 2017 - Monday 17 July, 2017

Term 3

Tuesday 18 July, 2017 – Friday 22 September, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 25 September, 2017 to Friday 6 October, 2017

Term 4

Monday 9 October, 2017 – Friday 15 December, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 18 December, 2017 - Monday, 29 January, 2018 (Eastern)
Monday 18 December, 2017 - Monday, 5 February, 2018 (Western)

(via NSW Department of Education)

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Victoria

Term 1

Monday 30 January, 2017  – Friday 31 March, 2017

The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all Victorian government schools

Holidays: 
Monday 3 April, 2017 - Monday 17 April, 2017

Term 2

Tuesday 18 April, 2017 – Friday 30 June, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 3 July, 2017 - Friday 14 July, 2017

Term 3

Monday 17 July, 2017 – Friday 22 September, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 25 September, 2017 - Friday 6 October, 2017

Term 4

Monday 9 October, 2017 – Friday 22 December, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 25 December, 2017 - Friday 26 January, 2018 

(via Victoria State Government)

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Queensland

Term 1

Monday 23 January, 2017 – Friday 31 March, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 3 April, 2017 - Monday 17 April, 2017

Term 2

Tuesday 18 April, 2017 – Friday 23 June, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 26 June, 2017 - Friday 7 July, 2017

Term 3

Monday, 10 July, 2017 to Friday, 15 September 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 18 September, 2017 - Monday 2 October, 2017

Term 4

Tuesday, 3 October, 2017 to Friday, 8 December, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 11 December, 2017 - Friday 19 January, 2018

(via Queensland Government)

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South Australia

Term 1

Monday 30 January, 2017 – Thursday 13 April, 2017

Holidays: 
Friday 14 April, 2017 - Friday 28 April, 2017

Term 2

Monday 1 May, 2017 – Friday 7 July, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 10 July, 2017 - Friday 21 July, 2017

Term 3

Monday 24 July 2017 – Friday 29 September, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 2 October, 2017 - Friday 13 October, 2017

Term 4

Monday 16 October, 2017 – Friday 15 December, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 18 December, 2017 - Friday 26 January, 2018

(via South Australia Department for Education and Child Development)

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Western Australia

Term 1

Wednesday 1 February, 2017 – Friday 7 April, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 10 April, 2017 - Friday 21 April, 2017

Term 2

Monday 24 April, 2017 – Friday 30 June, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 3 July, 2017 - Friday 14 July, 2017

Term 3

Monday 17 July, 2017 – Friday 22 September, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 25 September, 2017 - Friday 6 October, 2017

Term 4

Monday 9 October, 2017 – Thursday, 14 December, 2017

Holidays: 
Friday 15 December, 2017 - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Note: Check with your school about individual school development days and term dates.

(via Western Australia Department of Education)

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Northern Territory

Term 1

Monday 30 January, 2017 – Friday, 7 April, 2017 (urban)
Tuesday 31 January, 2017 – Friday 7 April, 2017 (remote)

Holidays: 
Monday 10 April, 2017 - Monday 17 April, 2017

Term 2

Tuesday 18 April, 2017 – Friday 23 June, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 26 June 2017 - Monday 24 July, 2017

Term 3

Tuesday 25 July, 2017 – Friday 29 September, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 2 October, 2017 - Friday 6 October, 2017

Term 4

Monday 9 October, 2017 – Thursday 14 December, 2017 (urban)
Monday 9 October, 2017 – Friday 15 December, 2017 (remote)

Holidays: 
Friday 15 December, 2017 - Friday 26 January, 2018 (urban)
Monday 18 December, 2017 - Monday 29 January, 2018 (remote)

(via NT Government)

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Tasmania

Term 1

Wednesday 8 February, 2017 – Thursday 13 April, 2017

Holidays: 
Friday 14 April, 2017 - Friday 28 April, 2017

Term 2

Monday, 1 May 2017 – Friday 7 July, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 10 July, 2017 - Friday 21 July, 2017

Term 3

Monday 24 July, 2017 – Friday 29 September, 2017

Holidays: 
Monday 2 October, 2017 - Friday 13 October, 2017

Term 4

Monday 16 October, 2017 – Thursday 21 December 2017

Holidays: 
Friday 22 December, 2017 - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

(via Tasmanian Department of Education)