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The White Hat Guide to

Holiday Dates in Melbourne

Holiday Dates in

Melbourne & Victoria

Public Holidays

2023 2024 2025
New Year’s Day 1st Jan & *2nd Jan
(*day in lieu for New Year's Day on 1st)
1st Jan 1st Jan
Aust. Day 26th Jan 26th Jan 26th Jan & *27th Jan
(*day in lieu for Australia Day on 26th)
Labour Day 13th March 11th March 10th March
Good Friday 7th April 29th March 18th April
Sat. before Easter Sunday 8th April 30th March 19th April
Easter Sunday 9st April 31st March 20th April
Easter Monday 10th April 1st April 21st April
ANZAC Day 25th April 25th April 25th April
King’s B'day 12th June 10th June 9th June
Friday before AFL Grand Final TBC TBC TBC
Melb. Cup Day (Melb. only) 7th Nov 5th Nov 4th Nov
C'mas Day 25th Dec 25th Dec 25th Dec
Boxing Day 26th Dec 26th Dec 26th Dec
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School Term Dates

(Note: Theses term dates are the ones observed by government schools (i.e. state schools). State schools also have a student-freeeach term on dates determined by the individual schools. The first day of term 1 is a student-free day in government 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

  2023 2024 2025
hols until 26th Jan until 28th Jan until 27th Jan
Term 1 27th Jan to 6th April 29th Jan to 28th March 28th Jan to 4th April
hols 7th April to 23rd April 27th March to 14th April 5th April  to 21st April
Term 2 24th April to 23rd June 15th April to 28th June 22nd April to 4th July
hols 24th June to 9th July 29th June to 14th July 5th July to 20th July
Term 3 10th July to 15th Sept 15th July to 20th Sept 21st July to 19th Sept
hols 16th Sept to 1st Oct 21st Sept to 6th Oct 20th Sept to 5th Oct
Term 4 2nd Oct to 20th Dec 7th Oct to 20th Dec 6th Oct to 19th Dec
hols from 21st Dec from 21st Dec from 20th Dec
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