Public Holidays

Australian public holidays should be taken into consideration when planning your trip, as public transport timetables can change. Australians love their public holidays and usually have these days off its the best excuse to have some mates over and have a Barbecue!

Each state in Australia also has individual holidays, here are the Victorian Only holidays.

Event
2013
2014

New Year's Day|Tuesday 1 January|Wednesday 1 January**

Australia Day|Saturday 26 January|Sunday 26 January**

Labour Day|Monday 11 March|Monday 10 March**

Good Friday|Friday 29 March|Friday 18 April**

The Saturday before Easter Sunday|Saturday 30 March|Saturday 19 April**

Easter Monday|Monday 1 April|Monday 21 April**

ANZAC Day|Thursday 25 April|Friday 25 April**

Queen's Birthday|Monday 10 June|Monday 9 June **

Melbourne Cup Day |Tuesday 5 November|Tuesday 4 November**

Christmas Day|Wednesday 25 December |Thursday 25 December**

Boxing Day|Thursday 26 December|Friday 26 December**

Notes |Monday 28 January - additional day|Monday 27 January - day in lieu

School Terms
2013
2014

Term 1| 29 January (teachers start) - 30 March|28 January (teachers start) - 4 April**

Term 2|15 April - 28 June|22 April - 27 June **

Term 3|15 July - 20 September|14 July - 19 September **

Term 4|7 October - 20 December|6 October - 19 December **

Notes |The first day of Term 1 is when teachers start – this is a student-free day. Please check with your school when your child starts as student-free day arrangements may vary from school to school. Please check with your school when other student-free days will occur throughout the school year.|The first day of Term 1 is when teachers start – this is a student-free day. Please check with your school when your child starts as student-free day arrangements may vary from school to school.
Please check with your school when other student-free days will occur throughout the school year.

Note: Public holiday can change see Victoria State Goverment Information  for information on employment on public holidays.

For term dates of other states see Education website