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The White Hat Guide to

Holidays in the Northern Territory

Holidays

Darwin and the Northern Territory


Public Holidays

  2020 2021 2022 2023
New Year’s Day 1st January 1st January 3rd January
(day in lieu for New Year’s Day on 1st)
2nd January
(day in lieu for New Year’s Day on 1st)
Australia Day 27th January
(day in lieu for Australia Day on 26th)
26th January 26th January 26th January
Good Friday 10th April 2nd April 15th April 7th April
Easter Saturday 11th April 3rd April 16th April 8th April
Easter Monday 13th April 5th April 18th April 10th April
ANZAC Day (restricted trading day) 25th April 25th April 25th April 25th April
May Day 4th May 3rd May 2nd May 1st May
Queen’s Birthday 8th June 14th June 13th June 12th June
Picnic Day 3rd August 2nd August 1st August 7th August
Christmas Day 25th December 27th December
(day in lieu for Christmas Day on 25th)
26th December
(day in lieu for Christmas Day on 25th)
25th December
Boxing Day 28th December
(day in lieu for Boxing Day on 26th)
28th December
(day in lieu for Boxing Day on 26th)
27th December
(day in lieu for Boxing Day on 26th)
26th December
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Regional Holidays

  2020 2021 2022 2023
Borroloola Show Day 14th August 20th August 19th August 18th August
Alice Springs Show Day 3rd July 2nd July 1st July 7th July
Tennant Creek Show Day 10th July 9th July 8th July 14th July
Katherine Show Day 17th July 16th July 15th July 21st July
Darwin Show Day 24th July 23rd July 22nd July 28th July

School Term Dates

(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 Term Dates

  2020 2021 2022
School holidays until 19th Jan until 31st Jan until 30th Jan
Term 1 28th Jan to 9th April 1st Feb to 9th April 31st Jan to 8th April
School holidays 10th April to 19th April 10th April to 18th April 9th April to 18th April
Term 2 20th April to 26th June 19th April to 25th June 19th April to 24th June
School holidays 27th June to 20th July 26th June to 19th July 25th June to 18th July
Term 3 21st July to 25th Sept 20th July to 24th Sept 19th July to 25th Sept
School holidays 26th Sept to 11th Oct 25th Sept to 10th Oct 26th Sept to 9th Oct
Term 4 12th Oct to 17th Dec 11 Oct to 16th Dec 10th Oct to 15th Dec
School holidays from 18th Dec from 17th Dec from 16th Dec
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