Public and School Holidays

To make planning your holiday a breeze, we've listed all Australian school and public holidays here in this calendar. 

Keep scrolling to download your own 2018 Queensland calendar, complete with holiday ideas ready to go. We've done all the research so all you need to do is book. 

Remember: Having a holiday to look forward to makes you happier!

School Holiday Dates for 2018 & 2019

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 with the handy links below.

 2018 2017 - 18 Summer Autumn   Winter   Spring    2018 - 19 Summer
 Queensland    9 Dec - 21 Jan
30 Mar - 16 Apr 30 Jun - 15 Jul 22 Sep - 7 Oct 15 Dec - 28 Jan
 New South Wales   20 Dec - 2 Feb
14 Apr - 30 Apr 7 Jul - 23 Jul 29 Sep - 14 Oct 20 Dec - 29 Jan 
 Victoria 23 Dec - 29 Jan
30 Mar - 15 Apr 30 Jun - 15 Jul 22 Sep - 7 Oct  22 Dec - 29 Jan 
 South Australia 16 Dec - 28 Jan
14 Apr - 29 Apr 7 Jul - 22 Jul  29 Sep - 14 Oct 15 Dec - 28 Jan
 Tasmania 16 Dec - 28 Jan
13 Apr - 29 Apr 7 Jul - 22 Jul  29 Sep - 14 Oct 21 Dec - 5 Feb 
 Western Australia         16 Dec - 31 Jan
14 Apr - 29 Apr 30 Jun - 15 Jul 22 Sep - 7 Oct  14 Dec - 3 Feb 
 Northern Territory 15 Dec - 28 Jan
14 Apr - 22 Apr  30 Jun - 23 Jul 29 Sep - 14 Oct  14 Dec - 28 Jan 
 Australian Capital Territory    16 Dec - 5 Feb
14 Apr - 29 Apr  7 Jul - 22 Jul  29 Sep - 14 Oct  22 Dec - 3 Feb 

 2019 2018 - 19 Summer
Autumn   Winter   Spring    2019 - 20 Summer
 Queensland    15 Dec - 28 Jan
6 Apr - 22 Apr 29 Jun - 14 Jul 21 Sep - 7 Oct 14 Dec - 27 Jan
 New South Wales   20 Dec - 26 Jan
13 Apr - 29 Apr 6 Jul - 22 Jul  28 Sep - 13 Oct  19 Dec - 28 Jan 
 Victoria 22 Dec  - 28 Jan
6 Apr - 22 Apr  29 Jun - 14 Jul  21 Sep - 6 Oct  21 Dec - 28 Jan 
 South Australia 15 Dec - 27 Jan
13 Apr - 28 Apr 6 Jul - 21 Jul  28 Sep - 13 Oct  14 Dec - 27 Jan 
 Tasmania 21 Dec - 2 Feb
19 Apr - 23 Apr  6 Jul - 21 Jul  28 Sep - 13 Oct  20 Dec - 28 Jan 
 Western Australia         15 Dec - 30 Jan
13 Apr - 28 Apr 6 Jul - 21 Jul  28 Sep - 13 Oct  20 Dec - 2 Feb 
 Northern Territory 14 Dec - 29 Jan
13 Apr - 22 Apr  29 Jun - 22 Jul  28 Sep - 13 Oct  13 Dec - 28 Jan 
 Australian Capital Territory    22 Dec - 3 Feb 

13 Apr - 28 Apr 6 Jul - 21 Jul  28 Sep - 13 Oct  19 Dec - 2 Feb 












Links to School Education Term Dates

Queensland / New South Wales / Victoria / Tasmania / South AustraliaWestern AustraliaNorthern Territory / Australian Capital Territory


How to make the most of the School Holidays - 2018 Queensland Calendar


Public Holiday Dates for 2018 & 2019

Make the most of your long weekends and take a trip to explore one of the awesome destinations in Queensland. 


 2018
2019 
New Year's Day  Mon 1 Jan Tue 1 Jan 
Australia Day  Fri 26 Jan
Sat 26 Jan 
Labour Day (WA)  Mon 5 Mar
Mon 4 Mar
Labour Day (VIC)  Mon 12 Mar
Mon 11 Mar
March Public Holiday (SA)  Mon 12 Mar
Mon 11 Mar 
Eight Hours Day (TAS)  Mon 12 Mar
Mon 11 Mar
Canberra Day (ACT)  Mon 12 Mar
Mon 11 Mar
Good Friday  Fri 30 Mar
Fri 19 Apr
Easter Monday  Mon 2 Apr
Mon 22 Apr
Anzac Day  Wed 25 Apr
Thu 25 Apr
Labour Day (QLD)  Mon 7 May
Mon 6 May
May Day (NT)  Mon 7 May
Mon 6 May
Western Australia Day  Mon 4 Jun
Mon 6 May
Queen's Birthday (ex QLD & WA)  Mon 11 Jun
Mon 10 Jun
Bank Holiday (NSW)  Mon 6 Aug
Mon 5 Aug
Picnic Day (NT)  Mon 6 Aug
Mon 5 Aug
Exhibition Holiday (Bris)  Wed 15 Aug
Wed 14 Aug
Queen's Birthday (WA)  Mon 1 Oct
Mon 30 Sep
Queen's Birthday (QLD)  Mon 1 Oct
Mon 7 Oct
Labour Day (NSW, ACT, SA)      Mon 1 Oct
Mon 7 Oct
Melbourne Cup (Melb)  Tue 6 Nov
Tue 5 Nov
Christmas Day  Tue 25 Dec
Wed 25 Dec
Boxing Day  Wed 26 Dec
Thu 26 Dec 















 22 Dec - 4 Feb
 22 Dec - 4 Feb
 22 Dec - 4 Feb