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The White Hat Guide to

Holidays in the Northern Territory


Darwin and the Northern Territory

Public Holidays

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

  2021 2022 2023
Borroloola Show Day 20th August 19th August 18th August
Alice Springs Show Day 2nd July 1st July 7th July
Tennant Creek Show Day 9th July 8th July 14th July
Katherine Show Day 16th July 15th July 21st July
Darwin Show Day 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.)

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