Australian school term dates

The Great Barrier Reef region is teeming with activities for the whole family to enjoy. From jungle surfing in the Daintree Rainforest to native Australian wildlife parks and Great Barrier Reef island adventures, you’ll have the kids tuckered out in time for a restful night before setting off on a whole new adventure the next day!   

Refer to the below current year and next year's school term dates for Australia's state and territory government schools to help plan your next Great Barrier Reef Region family holiday (or adults-only getaway!). ​

School terms 2019

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Queensland

22 Jan - 29 Mar

16 Apr - 29 Jun

16 Jul - 21 Sep

8 Oct - 14 Dec

New South Wales

29 Jan - 12 Apr*

29 Apr - 5 Jul

22 Jul - 27 Sep

14 Oct - 20 Dec

Victoria

29 Jan - 05 Apr

23 Apr - 28 Jun

15 Jul - 20 Sep

07 Oct - 20 Dec

Australian Capital Territory   

05 Feb - 12 Apr

29 Apr - 05 Jul

22 Jul - 27 Sep

14 Oct - 18 Dec

Tasmania

7 Feb - 13 Apr

30 Apr - 6 Jul

23 Jul - 28 Sep

15 Oct - 20 Dec

South Australia

29 Jan - 12 Apr

29 Apr - 5 Jul

22 Jul - 27 Sep

14 Oct - 13 Dec

Western Australia

04 Feb - 12 Apr

29 Apr - 05 Jul

22 Jul - 27 Sep

14 Oct - 19 Dec

Northern Territory

30 Jan - 12 Apr**  

28 Apr - 28 Jun

23 Jul - 27 Sep  

14 Oct - 12 Dec**


*Dates vary between Eastern and Western Division.
**Dates vary between urban and remote schools. 


Source: Australia.gov.au

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