SCHOOL TERMS and Daylight Saving

Last Updated: January 2018


1. Purpose

The purpose of this page is to provid all of our users with a quick overview of School Terms across Australia. The infomation has been transacribed form an official Australian Government website. (Source: https://www.australia.gov.au/about-australia/special-dates-and-events/school-term-dates)


School Terms - Key Dates

Australian Capital Territory

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Fri 2 Feb 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018

Students commence Monday 5 February 2018.

Mon 30 Apr 2018 – Fri 6 Jul 2018 Mon 23 Jul 2018 – Fri 28 Sep 2018 Mon 15 Oct 2018 – Fri 21 Dec 2018

New South Wales

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Tue 30 Jan 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018

Eastern Division, Teachers commence Monday 29 January 2018.


Tue 6 Feb 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018

Western Division, Teachers commence Monday 5 Feburary 2018.

Tue 1 May 2018 – Fri 6 Jul 2018

Teachers commence Monday 30 April 2018

Tue 24 Jul 2018 – Fri 28 Sep 2018

Teachers commence Monday 23 September 2018.

Mon 15 Oct 2018 – Wed 19 Dec 2018

Teachers finish Friday 21 December 2018

Northern Territory

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Mon 29 Jan 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018

Urban Schools


Tue 30 Jan 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018

Remote Schools

Mon 23 Apr 2018 – Fri 29 Jun 2018 Tue 24 Jul 2018 – Fri 28 Sep 2018 Mon 15 Oct 2018 – Thu 13 Dec 2018

Urban Schools


Mon 15 Oct 2018 – Fri 14 Dec 2018

Remote Schools

Queensland

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Mon 22 Jan 2018 – Thu 29 Mar 2018 Mon 16 Apr 2018 – Fri 29 Jun 2018 Mon 16 Jul 2018 – Fri 21 Sep 2018 Mon 8 Oct 2018 – Fri 14 Dec 2018

Year 12 - 16 November 2018
Year 10 & 11 - 30 November 2018

South Australia

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Mon 29 Jan 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018 Mon 30 Apr 2018 – Fri 6 Jul 2018 Mon 23 Jul 2018 – Fri 28 Sep 2018 Mon 15 Oct 2018 – Fri 14 Dec 2018

Tasmania

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Wed 7 Feb 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018

Teachers commence Monday 5 February 2018

Mon 30 Apr 2018 – Fri 6 Jul 2018 Mon 23 Jul 2018 – Fri 28 Sep 2018 Mon 15 Oct 2018 – Thu 20 Dec 2018

Teachers finish Friday 21 December

Victoria

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Mon 29 Jan 2018 – Thu 29 Mar 2018

First day of Term 1 is a student-free day

Mon 16 Apr 2018 – Fri 29 Jun 2018 Mon 16 Jul 2018 – Fri 21 Sep 2018 Mon 8 Oct 2018 – Fri 21 Dec 2018

Western Australia

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Wed 31 Jan 2018 – Fri 13 Apr 2018 Mon 30 Apr 2018 – Fri 29 Jun 2018 Mon 16 Jul 2018 – Fri 21 Sep 2018 Mon 8 Oct 2018 – Thu 13 Dec 2018


Daylight Savings - Key Dates

ACT • Victoria • Tasmania • New South Wales • South Australia

Begins = set your clocks forward 1 hour     Ends = set your clocks back 1 hour

Day Begins 2 am EST Ends 2 am EST
Sunday

Sunday

1 Oct 2017

7 Oct 2018

1 April 2018

7 April 2019

Queensland • Northern Territory • Western Australia

Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia do not participate in Daylight Saving.