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Public and School Holidays

To make planning your holiday just that bit easier, we've got all of the school and public holidays here in this calendar. And for those of you travelling interstate, we've even got your holidays here too. So now there's no excuse for you to start planning!

Looking for something to do during the next school holidays? Check out our ideas below and have a great time exploring Queensland with the kids. 

Brisbane's Bayside 

Enjoy Brisbane Bayside

Enjoy Brisbane's bayside these school holidays.

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Outback excitement

Escape to the Outback

Escape to the Queensland Outback. 

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Discovering Gladstone

Explore Gladstone

Go exploring in the Gladstone region. 

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School Holidays Dates

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 (see links below).

2014AutumnWinterSpringSummer
Queensland 5 - 21 Apr 28 Jun - 13 Jul 20 Sep - 6 Oct 12 Dec - 26 Jan
New South Wales 12 - 27 Apr 28 Jun - 13 Jul 20 Sep - 6 Oct 20 Dec - 26 Jan
Victoria 5 - 21 Apr 8 Jun - 13 Jul 20 Sep - 5 Oct 20 Dec - 27 Jan
South Australia 13 - 28 Apr 5 - 20 Jul 27 Sep - 12 Oct 13 Dec - 26 Jan
Tasmania 18 Apr - 4 May 6 - 13 Jul
27 Sep - 12 Oct 19 Dec - 2 Feb
Western Australia 12 - 27 Apr 5 - 20 Jul 27 Sep - 12 Oct 19 Dec - 22 Jan
Northern Territory 5 - 13 Apr 21 Jun - 20 Jul 27 Sep - 5 Oct 11 Dec - 22 Jan
Australian Capital Territory 12 -27 Apr 5 - 20 Jul 27 Sep - 12 Oct 18 Dec - 29 Jan

 

Links to State Education Term dates

Queensland | New South Wales | Victoria | Western Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Tasmania |  South Australia | Northern Territory 

 

Public Holiday Dates

Public Holiday2014
New Year's Day Wed 1 Jan
Australia Day  Mon 27 Jan
Labour Day (WA) Mon 3 Mar
Labour Day (VIC), Adelaide Cup (SA), Eight Hours Day (TAS), Canberra Day (ACT) Mon 10 Mar
Good Friday Fri 18 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 21 Apr
Anzac Day Fri 25 Apr
May Day (NT Fri 25 Apr
Foundation Day (WA) Mon 5 May
Queen's Birthday (ex WA) Mon 9 Jun
Bank Holiday (NSW), Picnic Day (NT) Mon 4 Aug
Exhibition Holiday (Brisbane, QLD) Wed 13 Aug
Family & Community Day (ACT), Queen's Birthday (WA) Mon 29 Sep
Labour Day (QLD,NSW, ACT, SA) Mon 6 Oct
Melbourne Cup (Melb, VIC) Tue 4 Nov
G20 Leaders' Summit 2014 (Brisbane, QLD) Fri 14 Nov
Christmas Day Thu 25 Dec
Boxing Day Fri 26 Dec


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