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School term dates

Find out about the current year and next year's term dates for Australia's state and territory government schools.

You should confirm with schools directly about specific dates, including pupil-free days.

Australian Capital Territory

2020

  • Term12020
    Mon 3 Feb 2020 – Thu 9 Apr 2020Students commence Tuesday 4 February 2020.
  • Term22020
    Mon 27 Apr 2020 – Fri 3 Jul 2020
  • Term32020
    Mon 20 Jul 2020 – Fri 25 Sep 2020
  • Term42020
    Mon 12 Oct 2020 – Fri 18 Dec 2020

New South Wales

2020

  • Term12020
    Tue 4 Feb 2020 – Thu 9 Apr 2020Eastern Division, Teachers commence Tue 28 January 2020.
  • Term22020
    Mon 27 Apr 2020 – Fri 3 Jul 2020
  • Term32020
    Mon 20 Jul 2020 – Fri 25 Sep 2020
  • Term42020
    Mon 12 Oct 2020 – Fri 18 Dec 2020

Northern Territory

2020

  • Term12020
    Tue 28 Jan 2020 – Thu 9 Apr 2020Urban Schools
  • Term12020
    Wed 29 Jan 2020 – Thu 9 Apr 2020Remote Schools
  • Term22020
    Mon 20 Apr 2020 – Fri 26 Jun 2020
  • Term32020
    Tue 21 Jul 2020 – Fri 25 Sep 2020
  • Term4 2020
    Mon 12 Oct 2020 – Thu 17 Dec 2020Urban schools
  • Term42020
    Mon 12 Oct 2020 – Fri 18 Dec 2020Remote schools

Queensland

2020

  • Term12020
    Tue 28 Jan 2020 – Fri 3 Apr 2020
  • Term22020
    Mon 20 Apr 2020 – Fri 26 Jun 2020
  • Term32020
    Mon 13 Jul 2020 – Fri 18 Sep 2020
  • Term42020
    Tue 6 Oct 2020 – Fri 11 Dec 2020Year 12 - 20 November 2020; Year 10 & 11 - 27 November 2020.

South Australia

2020

  • Term12020
    Tue 28 Jan 2020 – Thu 9 Apr 2020
  • Term22020
    Mon 27 Apr 2020 – Fri 3 Jul 2020
  • Term32020
    Mon 20 Jul 2020 – Fri 25 Sep 2020
  • Term42020
    Mon 12 Oct 2020 – Fri 11 Dec 2020

Tasmania

2020

  • Term12020
    Wed 5 Feb 2020 – Thu 9 Apr 2020Teachers commence Mon 3 February 2020
  • Term22020
    Mon 27 Apr 2020 – Fri 3 Jul 2020
  • Term32020
    Mon 20 Jul 2020 – Fri 25 Sep 2020
  • Term42020
    Mon 12 Oct 2020 – Thu 17 Dec 2020Teachers finish Fri 18 December, College teachers finish Fri 11 Dec 2020

Victoria

2020

  • Term12020
    Tue 28 Jan 2020 – Fri 27 Mar 2020First day of Term 1 is a student-free day.
  • Term22020
    Tue 14 Apr 2020 – Fri 26 Jun 2020
  • Term32020
    Mon 13 Jul 2020 – Fri 18 Sep 2020
  • Term42020
    Mon 5 Oct 2020 – Fri 18 Dec 2020

Western Australia

2020