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National Holiday and School Term Dates for 2015 and 2016

National holiday dates for 2015:

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

JANUARY 2015:
New Year's Day - Thursday, January 1
Australia Day - Monday, January 26

MARCH 2015:
Labour Day (WA) - Monday, March 2
Canberra Day (ACT) - Monday, March 9
Adelaide Cup Day (SA) - Monday, March 9
Labour Day (VIC) - Monday, March 9
Eight Hour Day (TAS) - Monday, March 9

APRIL 2015:
Good Friday - Friday, April 3
Easter Saturday - Saturday, April 4
Easter Sunday - Sunday April 5
Easter Monday - Monday, April 6
Anzac Day - Saturday, April 25

MAY 2015:
May Day (NT) Monday, May 4

JUNE 2015:
Foundation Day (WA) - Monday, June 1
Queen's Birthday Holiday (all States except WA) - Monday, June 8

AUGUST 2015:
Bank Holiday (NSW & ACT) - Monday, August 3 (Not Public Holiday)
Picnic Day (NT) - Monday, August 3
Royal Queensland Show (QLD -Brisbane area only) Wednesday, August 12

SEPTEMBER 2015:
Australian National Flag Day - Wednesday, September 2 (not Public Holiday)
Family & Community Day (ACT) - Monday, September 28
Queen's Birthday Holiday (WA) - Monday, September 28

OCTOBER 2015:
Labour Day (NSW, ACT, QLD & SA) - Monday, October 5

NOVEMBER 2015:
Melbourne Cup Day (VIC - Melb Metropolitan only) - Tuesday November 3

DECEMBER 2015:
Christmas Day - Friday, December 25
Boxing Day - Saturday, December 26
(Additional Day - Monday 28 December)
(New Years Day 2016 - Friday, January 1)

SCHOOL TERMS - 2015:

Australian Capital Territory:
Term 1: Feb 02 - Apr 10
Term 2: Apr 27 Jul 03
Term 3: Jul 20 - Sep 25
Term 4: Oct 12 - Dec 18
(resumes Feb 01, 2016)

New South Wales:
Term 1: Jan 27 - Apr 02
Term 2: Apr 20 - Jun 26
Term 3: Jul 13 - Sep 18
Term 4: Oct 06 - Dec 16
(resumes Jan 27, 2016)
(First day of Terms 1, 2 and 3 are student-free)

Northern Territory:
Term 1: Jan 23 - Apr 02
Term 2: Apr 13 - Jun 19
Term 3: Jul 20 - Sep 25
Term 4: Oct 05 - Dec 10
(resumes Jan 22 , 2016)
(First day of Terms 1 and 3 are student-free)

Queensland:
Term 1: Jan 27 - Apr 02
Term 2: Apr 20 - Jun 26
Term 3: Jul 13 Sep 18
Term 4: Oct 06 - Dec 11
(resumes Jan 25 , 2016)

South Australia:
Term 1: Jan 27 - Apr 10
Term 2: Apr 27 - Jul 03
Term 3: Jul 20 - Sep 25
Term 4: Oct 12 - Dec 11
(resumes Feb 01, 2016)

Tasmania:
Term 1: Feb 04 - Apr 01
Term 2: Apr 20 - Jul 03
Term 3: Jul 21 - Sep 25
Term 4: Oct 12 - Dec 17
(resumes Feb 03, 2016)

Victoria:
Term 1: Jan 28 - Mar 27
Term 2: Apr 13 - Jun 26
Term 3: Jul 13 - Sep 18
Term 4: Oct 05 - Dec 18
(resumes Jan 27, 2016)
(First day of Term 1 is student-free)

Western Australia:
Term 1: Feb 02 - Apr 02
Term 2: Apr 20 - Jul 03
Term 3: Jul 20 Sep 25
Term 4: Oct 12 - Dec 17
(resumes Feb 01, 2016)

National holiday dates for 2016:

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

JANUARY 2016:
New Year's Day - Friday, January 1
Australia Day - Tuesday, January 26

MARCH 2016:
Labour Day (WA) - Monday, March 7
Adelaide Cup Day (SA) - Monday, March 14
Canberra Day (ACT) - Monday, March 14
Eight Hour Day (TAS) - Monday, March 14
Labour Day (VIC) - Monday, March 14
Good Friday - Friday, March 25
Easter Sunday - Sunday, March 27
Easter Monday - Monday, March 28

APRIL 2016:
Anzac Day - Monday, April 25

MAY 2016:
May Day (NT) Monday, May 2

JUNE 2016:
Foundation Day (WA) - Monday, June 6
Queen's Birthday Holiday (all States except WA) - Monday, June 13

AUGUST 2016:
Bank Holiday (NSW & ACT) - Monday, August 1 (not a Public Holiday)
Picnic Day (NT) - Monday August 1
Royal Queensland Show - Wednesday, August 13 (Brisbane area only)

SEPTEMBER 2016:
Family & Community Day (ACT) - Monday, September 26
Queen's Birthday Holiday (WA) - Monday, September 26

OCTOBER 2016:
Labour Day (NSW, ACT, QLD & SA) - Monday, October 3

NOVEMBER 2016:
Melbourne Cup Day (Melb Metropolitan Area only) - Tuesday November 1

DECEMBER 2016:
Christmas Day - Sunday, December 25
Boxing Day - Monday, December 26
Christmas Day Holiday - Tuesday, December 27 (New Years Day 2017 - Sunday, January 1)

SCHOOL TERMS - 2016:

(For Students)

Australian Capital Territory:
1st Term: Feb 1 - Apr 8
2nd Term: Apr 26 Jul 1
3rd Term: Jul 18 - Sep 23
4th Term: Oct 10 - Dec 16
(resumes Jan 27, 2017)

New South Wales:
1st Term: Jan 28 - Apr 8
2nd Term: Apr 27 - Jul 1
3rd Term: Jul 19 - Sep 23
4th Term: Oct 10 - Dec 16
(resumes Jan 30, 2017)

Northern Territory:
1st Term: Jan 25 - Apr 1
2nd Term: Apr 11 - Jun 24
3rd Term: Jul 26 - Sep 30
(resumes Jan 30, 2017)

Queensland:
1st Term: Jan 25 - Mar 24
2nd Term: Apr 11 - Jun 24
3rd Term: Jul 11 Sep 16
4th Term: Oct 4 - Dec 9
(resumes Jan 23, 2017)

South Australia:
1st Term: Feb 1 - Apr 15
2nd Term: May 2 - Jul 8
3rd Term: Jul 25 - Sep 30
4th Term: Oct 17 - Dec 16
(resumes Jan 30, 2017)

Tasmania:
1st Term: Feb 3 - Mar 25
2nd Term: Apr 26 - Jul 1
3rd Term: Jul 18 - Sep 23
4th Term: Oct 10 - Dec 21
(resumes Feb 8, 2017)

Victoria:
1st Term: Jan 28 - Mar 24
2nd Term: Apr 11 - Jun 24
3rd Term: Jul 11 - Sep 16
4th Term: Oct 3 - Dec 20
(resumes Jan 30, 2017)

Western Australia:
1st Term: Feb 1 - Apr 8
2nd Term: Apr 26 - Jul 1
3rd Term: Jul 18 Sep 23
4th Term: Oct 10 - Dec 15
(resumes Feb 1, 2017)



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