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Australian School Holiday Dates 2021: Each State’s Holiday Calendar

Wondering when is the next school holiday or when school holidays start in NSW or QLD? You aren’t alone. Travelling in Australia during the local school holiday periods can be busy, with families clambering to find the best camping spot, holiday rental or theme park trip to fill in the time. By planning your trip carefully, you can be aware of peak travel seasons for each state and territory. Below you will find a list of all of the key Australian school holiday and vacation dates for each term for the 2021 calendar:

New South Wales School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
19 December – 26 January 2021
Autumn school holidays
5 April – 16 April 2021
Winter school holidays
28 June – 9 July 2021
Spring school holidays
20 September – 1 October 2021
Summer school holidays
20 December – 27 January 2022

Victoria School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
19 December – 27 January 2021
Autumn school holidays
2 April – 18 April 2021
Winter school holidays
26 June – 11 July 2021
Spring school holidays
18 September – 3 October 2021
Summer school holidays
18 December – 30 January 2022

Queensland School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
12 December – 26 January 2021
Autumn school holidays
2 April – 18 April 2021
Winter school holidays
26 June – 11 July 2021
Spring school holidays
18 September – 4 October 2021
Summer school holidays
11 December – 23 January 2022

Western Australia School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
18 December – 31 January 2021
Autumn school holidays
2 April – 18 April 2021
Winter school holidays
3 July – 18 July 2021
Spring school holidays
25 September – 10 October 2021
Summer school holidays
17 December – 30 January 2022

South Australia School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
12 December – 26 January 2021
Autumn school holidays
10 April – 26 April 2021
Winter school holidays
3 July – 18 July 2021
Spring school holidays
25 September – 10 October 2021
Summer school holidays
11 December – 30 January 2022

Australian Capital Territory School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
19 December – 31 January 2021
Autumn school holidays
2 April – 18 April 2021
Winter school holidays
26 June – 11 July 2021
Spring school holidays
18 September – 4 October 2021
Summer school holidays
18 December – 30 January 2022

Tasmania School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
17 December – 2 February 2021
Autumn school holidays
2 April – 20 April 2021
Winter school holidays
3 July – 19 July 2021
Spring school holidays
25 September – 10 October 2021
Summer school holidays
From 17 December 2021

Northern Territory School Holidays 2021

Vacation Dates
Summer school holidays 2020-21
21 December – 29 January 2021
Autumn school holidays
17 April – 26 April 2021
Winter school holidays
3 July – 26 July 2021
Spring school holidays
2 October – 17 October 2021
Summer school holidays
18 December – 20 January 2022

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General FAQ

What dates are NSW school holidays?

Autumn vacation – Monday 5 April to Friday 16 April, Winter vacation – Monday 28 June to Friday 9 July, Spring vacation – Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October, Summer vacation – Monday 20 December to Thursday 27 January 2022

What dates are NSW school terms?

2021: Term 1 – Wednesday 27 January to Thursday 1 April, Term 2 – Monday 19 April to Friday 25 June, Term 3 – Monday 12 July to Friday 17 September, Term 4 – Tuesday 5 October to Friday 17 December