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Public Holidays

New Years Day1st January1st January
Australia Day26th Jan & 27th Jan*26th January
Labour Day10th March9th March
Good Friday18th April3rd April
Saturday before Easter Sunday19th April4th April
Easter Monday21st April6th April
ANZAC Day25th April25th April
Queen's Birthday9th June8th June
Melbourne Cup Day (Melbourne only)4th November3rd November
Christmas Day25th December25th December
Boxing Day holiday26th December26th Dec & 27th Dec*

* represents day in lieu for public holiday

Daylight Savings


Daylight Saving starts
Move clock forward 1 hour at 2am

Daylight Saving ends
Move clock back 1 hour at 3am


Sunday 6th October 2013 Sunday 6th April 2014


Sunday 5th October 2014 Sunday 5th April 2015

School Holidays

(Note: Theses holiday dates are the ones observed by state schools. Private schools often have a different holiday schedule.) If you are looking for school holiday ideas for children, try Children's Activities in Melbourne or The White Hat Guide to 20 Things to do with children in Melbourne during the school holidays

Term 128th Jan - 4th April28th Jan - 27th March
Term 222nd April - 27th June13th April - 26th June
Term 314th July - 19th Sept13th July to 18th Sept
Term 46th Oct - 19th Dec5th Oct - 18th Dec

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What's on in Melbourne

Activities for children in Melbourne  

You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.