School term dates 2019

School term dates have been compiled from information obtained from state and territory government departments and are subject to change without notice.

Independent and Catholic schools base their holidays on the state school dates but these can vary from school to school. Check with your school for details.

Australian Capital Territory

Term 1: Monday 4 February (new students), Friday 1 February (teachers), Tuesday 5 February (all students). Term 1 concludes on Friday 12 April.

Term 2: Monday 29 April — Friday 5 July

Term 3: Monday 22 July — Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October — Thursday 19 December

For further information, please visit the ACT Government Education Directorate website.


New South Wales

Term 1: (Eastern division): Tuesday 29 January — Friday 12 April

Term 1: (Western division): Tuesday 5 February — Friday 12 April

Term 2: Monday 29 April — Friday 5 July

Term 3: Monday 22 July — Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October — Friday 20 December

For further information, please visit NSW Department of Education website.


South Australia

Term 1: Tuesday 29 January — Friday 12 April

Term 2: Monday 29 April — Friday 5 July

Term 3: Monday 22 July — Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October — Friday 13 December

For further information, please visit the SA Government Department for Education website.


Queensland

Term 1: Tuesday 29 January — Friday 5 April

Term 2: Tuesday 23 April — Friday 28 June

Term 3: Monday 15 July — Friday 20 September

Term 4: Tuesday 8 October — Friday 13 December

For further information, please visit the QLD Government Department of Education website.


Northern Territory

Term 1: Tuesday 29 January — Friday 12 April (urban schools), Wednesday 30 January — Friday 12 April (remote schools - excluding Gunbalanya) 

Term 2: Tuesday 23 April — Friday 28 June

Term 3: Tuesday 23 July — Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October — Thursday 12 December (urban schools), Monday 14 October — Friday 13 December (remote schools)

For further information, please visit the NT Government Department of Education website.


Western Australia

Term 1: Monday 4 February — Friday 12 April

Term 2: Monday 29 April — Friday 5 July

Term 3: Monday 22 July — Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October — Thursday 19 December

For further information, please visit the WA Government Department of Education website.


Victoria

Term 1: Tuesday 29 January (teachers), Wednesday 30 January (students) — Friday 5 April

Term 2: Tuesday 23 April — Friday 28 June

Term 3: Monday 15 July — Friday 20 September

Term 4: Monday 7 October — Friday 20 December

For further information, please visit the VIC Government Department of Education and Training website.


Tasmania

Term 1: Monday 4 February (teachers), Wednesday 6 February (students) — Friday 12 April

Term 2: Monday 29 April — Friday 5 July

Term 3: Monday 22 July — Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October— Thursday 19 December (students), Friday 20 December (teachers)

For further information, please visit the TAS Government Department of Education website.