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The White Hat Guide to

Holiday Dates in Sydney & NSW

Holiday Dates in

Sydney & NSW

Public Holidays

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