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The White Hat Guide to

Holiday Dates in Sydney & NSW

Holiday Dates in

Sydney & NSW

Public Holidays

New Year’s Day 1st Jan
Australia Day 26th Jan & *27th Jan
(*day in lieu for Australia Day on 26th)
Good Friday 18th April
Easter Saturday (Saturday following Good Friday) 19th April
Easter Sunday 20th April
Easter Monday 21st April
ANZAC Day 25th April
King’s Birthday 9th June
Bank Holiday 4th August
Labour Day 6th Oct
Christmas Day 25th Dec
Boxing Day 26th Dec
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School Term Dates

Note the following regarding NSW school term dates

  • These dates apply to government schools (state schools). Non-government schools may have different term dates.
  • These dates apply to the majority of NSW schools. Schools in far wetsern NSW generally begin term 1 one week later.
  • For government schools the first day of terms 1,2 and 3 are development days (pupil-free days) as well as the last two days of the school year.
hols until 30th Jan
Term 1 31st Jan to 11th April
hols 12th April to 27th April
Term 2 28th April to 4th July
hols 5th July to 20th July
Term 3 21st July to 26th Sept
hols 27th Sept to 11th Oct
Term 4 13th Oct to 19th Dec
hols from 20th Dec
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