Australian school term dates

The Great Barrier Reef region is teeming with tours and 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 family holiday (or adults-only getaway!). ​

School terms 2020

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Queensland

28 Jan - 03 April

20 Apr - 26 Jun

13 Jul - 18 Sep

06 Oct - 11 Dec

New South Wales

29 Jan - 09 Apr*

28 Apr - 03 Jul

21 Jul - 25 Sep

12 Oct - 16 Dec

Victoria

28 Jan - 27 Mar

14 Apr - 26 Jun

13 Jul - 18 Sep

05 Oct - 18 Dec

Australian Capital Territory   

03 Feb - 09 Apr

27 Apr - 03 Jul

20 Jul - 25 Sep

12 Oct - 17 Dec

Tasmania

5 Feb - 09 Apr

27 Apr - 03 Jul

20 Jul - 25 Sep

12 Oct - 17 Dec

South Australia

28 Jan - 09 Apr

27 Apr - 03 Jul

20 Jul - 25 Sep

12 Oct - 11 Dec

Western Australia

03 Feb - 09 Apr

28 Apr - 03 Jul

20 Jul - 25 Sep

12 Oct - 17 Dec

Northern Territory

28 Jan - 09 Apr**  

20 Apr - 26 Jun

21 Jul - 25 Sep  

12 Oct - 17 Dec**


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


Source: Australia.gov.au

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