School & Public holidays

2015 Public Holidays

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Saturday – Saturday 4 April
Easter Sunday – Sunday 5 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 8 June
Labour Day – Monday 5 October
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day – Saturday 26 December
Additional Day – Monday 28 December*

School Terms

Wednesday 28 January^–Thursday 2 April (Eastern division)
Wednesday 4 February^–Thursday 2 April (Western division)
Tuesday 21 April^^–Friday 26 June
Tuesday 14 July^^^–Friday 18 September
Tuesday 6 October–Wednesday 16 December^^^^

^Term 1 – Teachers commence Tuesday 27 January 2015 (Eastern division); Teachers commence Tuesday 03 February 2015 (Western division).
^^Term 2 – Teachers commence Monday 20 April 2015.
^^^Term 3 – Teachers commence Monday 13 July 2015.
^^^^Term 4 – Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.

* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
Labour Day – Monday 2 March
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April / Monday 27 April
Western Australia Day – Monday 1 June
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 28 September
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day – Saturday 26 December / Monday 28 December

School Terms

Monday 2 February*–Thursday 2 April
Monday 20 April–Friday 3 July
Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September
Monday 12 October–Thursday 17 December*

*Teachers commence Thursday 29 January 2015; Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.
* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
Labour Day – Monday 9 March
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Saturday – Saturday 4 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Anzac Day Saturday – 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 8 June
Melbourne Cup – Tuesday 3 November*
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day – Saturday 26 December / Monday 28 December**
* All of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.
**Monday 28 December additional day.

School Terms

Wednesday 28 January*–Friday 27 March
Monday 13 April–Friday 26 June
Monday 13 July–Friday 18 September
Monday 5 October–Friday 18 December

* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Saturday – Saturday 4 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April
May Day – Monday 4 May
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 8 June
Picnic Day – Monday 3 August
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day – Monday 28 December*
*Substitute for Boxing Day 26 December 2015.

School Terms

Friday 23 January–Thursday 2 April (urban schools only) (Students resume Tuesday 27 January – urban schools only)
Tuesday 27 January–Thursday 2 April (remote schools only) (Students resume Wednesday 28 January – remote schools only)
Monday 13 April–Friday 19 June
Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September (Students resume Tuesday 21 July)
Monday 5 October–Thursday 10 December (urban schools only)
Monday 5 October–Friday 11 December (remote schools only)

* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Saturday – Saturday 4 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 8 June
Labour Day – Monday 5 October
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day – Saturday 26 December / Monday 28 December*

*The Holidays Act provides for an extra public holiday to be added when Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day falls on a weekend.

School Terms

Tuesday 27 January–Thursday 2 April
Monday 20 April–Friday 26 June
Monday 13 July–Friday 18 September
Tuesday 6 October–Friday 11 December*

*Year 10 and 12 finishing dates for 2015: Year 12 – Friday 20 November; Year 10 & 11 – Friday 27 November 2015.
* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
March public holiday – Monday 9 March
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Saturday – Saturday 4 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 8 June
Labour Day – Monday 5 October
Christmas Eve – Thursday 24 December*
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Proclamation Day – Monday 28 December**
New Year’s Eve – Thursday 31 December***

*24 December – in South Australia is a part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight.
**26 December in South Australia if that date falls on a Saturday the public holiday transfers to the following Monday.
***31 December – in South Australia is a part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight.

School Terms

Tuesday 27 January–Friday 10 April
Monday 27 April–Friday 3 July
Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September
Monday 12 October–Friday 11 December

* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
Eight Hours Day – Monday 9 March
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Easter Tuesday – Tuesday 7 April*
Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 8 June
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day – Monday 28 December

*Restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service. To check award, ring Fair Work Infoline on 131394.

School Terms

Wednesday 4 February–Wednesday 1 April*
Monday 20 April–Friday 3 July
Tuesday 21 July**–Friday 25 September
Monday 12 October–Thursday 17 December***

*Term 1 – Teachers commence Monday 2 February 2015 and finish Thursday 2 April 2015.
**Term 3 – Teachers commence Monday 20 July 2015.
***Term 4 – Teachers finish Friday 18 December 2015.
* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January
Australia Day – Monday 26 January
Canberra Day – Monday 9 March
Good Friday – Friday 3 April
Easter Saturday – Saturday 4 April
Easter Monday – Monday 6 April
Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 8 June
Family & Community Day – Monday 28 September
Labour Day – Monday 5 October
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day – Monday 28 December*
*Substitute for Boxing Day 26 December 2015.

School Terms

Monday 2 February*–Friday 10 April
Monday 27 April–Friday 3 July
Monday 20 July–Friday 25 September
Monday 12 October–Friday 18 December
*Teachers commence Friday 30 January 2015.

* The term dates provided are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change.