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The White Hat Guide to

Holiday Dates in Sydney & NSW

Holiday Dates in

Sydney & NSW

Public Holidays

  2022 2023
New Year’s Day 1st Jan & 3rd Jan (day in lieu) 1st Jan & 2nd Jan (day in lieu)
Australia Day 26th Jan 26th Jan
Good Friday 15th April 7th April
Easter Saturday (Saturday following Good Friday) 16th April 8th April
Easter Sunday 17th April 9th April
Easter Monday 18th April 10th April
ANZAC Day 25th April 25th April
Queen’s Birthday 13th June 12th June
Bank Holiday 1st August 7th August
Labour Day 3rd Oct 2nd Oct
Christmas Day 25th Dec & *27th Dec
(*day in lieu for Christmas Day on 25th)
25th Dec
Boxing Day 26th Dec 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.
  2022 2023 2024 2025
hols until 27th Jan until 26th Jan until 29th Jan until 30th Jan
Term 1 28th Jan to 8th April 27th Jan to 6th April 30th Jan to 12th April 31st Jan to 11th April
hols 9th April to 25th April 7th April to 23rd April 13th April to 28th April 12th April to 27th April
Term 2 26th April to 1st July 24th April to 30th June 29th April to 5th July 28th April to 4th July
hols 2nd July to 17th July 1st July to 16th July 6th July to 21st  July 5th July to 20th July
Term 3 18th July to 23rd Sept 17th July to 22nd Sept 22nd July to 27th Sept 21st July to 26th Sept
hols 24th Sept to 9th Oct 23rd Sept to 8th Oct 28th Sept to 13th Oct 27th Sept to 11th Oct
Term 4 10th Oct to 20th Dec 9th Oct to 19th Dec 14th Oct to 20th Dec 13th Oct to 19th Dec
hols from 21st Dec from 20th Dec from 21st  Dec from 20th Dec
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