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Australian School Terms for 2016

Australian Government Schools, Religious Schools & Independent Schools

The Australian School Terms for 2016 has been compiled from various Australian government websites. You should be aware that these dates are subject to change without notice by the different government departments. As a result, we recommend that you contact individual state and territory departments (links provided below) to check for any changes.

Dates Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
 ACT 01 Feb – 08 Apr 26 Apr – 01 Jul 18 Jul – 23 Sep 10 Oct – 16 Dec
 VIC 27 Jan – 24 Mar 11 Apr – 24 Jun 11 Jul – 16 Sep 03 Oct – 20 Dec
 QLD 25 Jan – 24 Mar 11 Apr – 24 Jun 11 Jul – 16 Sep 04 Oct – 09 Dec
 WA 01 Feb – 08 Apr 26 Apr – 01 Jul 18 Jul – 23 Sep 10 Oct – 15 Dec
 SA 01 Feb – 15 Apr 02 May – 08 Jul 25 Jul – 30 Sep 17 Oct – 16 Dec
 TAS 03 Feb – 29 Mar 26 Apr – 01 Jul 18 Jul – 23 Sep 10 Oct – 21 Dec
 NSW 28 Jan – 08 Apr *
04 Feb – 08 Apr **
27 Apr – 01 Jul 19 Jul – 23 Sep 10 Oct – 16 Dec
 NT 22 Jan – 01 Apr
25 Jan – 01 Apr
11 Apr – 24 Jun 25 Jul – 30 Sep 10 Oct – 15 Dec *
10 Oct – 16 Dec **

NSW * … for NSW Eastern division,   NSW ** … for NSW Western division
NT * … for NT urban schools only,   NT ** … for NT remote schools only

We do our best to keep this page updated, but if a date has changed,
please let us know. Thanks !

More information

  1. ACT Department of Education
  2. NSW Department of Education
  3. Northern Territory Department of Education
  4. Education Queensland
  5. South Australian Department of Education
  6. Tasmanian Department of Education
  7. Victorian Department of Education
  8. Education Department of Western Australia

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