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National Holiday and School Term Dates for 2014 and 2015

National holiday dates for 2014:

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

JANUARY 2014:
New Year's Day - Wednesday, January 1
Australia Day - Sunday, January 26
Australia Day Holiday - Monday, January 27

MARCH 2014:
Labour Day (WA) - Monday, March 3
Adelaide Cup Day (SA) - Monday, March 10
Canberra Day (ACT) - Monday, March 10
Eight Hour Day (TAS) - Monday, March 10
Labour Day (VIC) - Monday, March 10

APRIL 2014:
Good Friday - Friday, April 18
Easter Sunday - Sunday, April 20
Easter Monday - Monday, April 21
Anzac Day - Friday, April 25

MAY 2014:
May Day (NT) Monday, May 5

JUNE 2014:
Foundation Day (WA) - Monday, June 2
Queen's Birthday Holiday (all States except WA) - Monday, June 9

AUGUST 2014:
Bank Holiday (NSW & ACT) - Monday, August 4 (not a Public Holiday)
Picnic Day (NT) - Monday August 4
Royal Queensland Show - Wednesday, August 13 (Brisbane area only)

SEPTEMBER 2014:
Australian National Flag Day - Monday, September 1 (not a Public Holiday)
Family & Community Day (ACT) - Monday, September 29
Queen's Birthday Holiday (WA) - Monday, September 29

OCTOBER 2014:
Labour Day (NSW, ACT, QLD & SA) - Monday, October 6

NOVEMBER 2014:
Melbourne Cup Day (Melb Metropolitan Area only) - Tuesday November 4

DECEMBER 2014:
Christmas Day - Thursday, December 25
Boxing Day - Friday, December 26
(New Years Day 2015 - Thursday, January 1)

SCHOOL TERMS - 2014:

Australian Capital Territory:
1st Term: Jan 31 - Apr 11
2nd Term: Apr 28 Jul 4
3rd Term: Jul 21 - Sep 26
4th Term: Oct 13 - Dec 17
(resumes Jan 30, 2015)

New South Wales:
1st Term: Jan 28 - Apr 11
2nd Term: Apr 28 - Jun 27
3rd Term: Jul 14 - Sep 19
4th Term: Oct 7 - Dec 19
(resumes Jan 27, 2015)

Northern Territory:
1st Term: Jan 24 - Apr 4
2nd Term: Apr 14 - Jun 20
3rd Term: Jul 21 - Sep 26
4th Term: Oct 6 - Dec 11
(resumes Jan 23, 2015)

Queensland:
1st Term: Jan 28 - Apr 4
2nd Term: Apr 22 - Jun 27
3rd Term: Jul 14 Sep 19
4th Term: Oct 7 - Dec 12
(resumes Jan 27, 2015)

South Australia:
1st Term: Jan 28 - Apr 11
2nd Term: Apr 28 - Jul 4
3rd Term: Jul 21 - Sep 26
4th Term: Oct 13 - Dec 12
(resumes Jan 27, 2015)

Tasmania:
1st Term: Feb 3 - Apr 17
2nd Term: May 5 - Jul 4
3rd Term: Jul 21 - Sep 26
4th Term: Oct 13 - Dec 18
(resumes Feb 2, 2015)

Victoria:
1st Term: Jan 28 - Apr 4
2nd Term: Apr 22 - Jun 27
3rd Term: Jul 14 - Sep 19
4th Term: Oct 6 - Dec 19
(resumes Jan 28, 2015)

Western Australia:
1st Term: Feb 3 - Apr 11
2nd Term: Apr 28 - Jul 4
3rd Term: Jul 21 Sep 26
4th Term: Oct 13 - Dec 18
(resumes Feb 2, 2015)

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 - Thursday, 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)



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