School Holidays in Australia
Each of the Australian States set their own school terms and holiday dates, and they are often at slightly different times in the different States.
An example of this is the 2008/2009 Summer Holiday starts on Dec 13 in QLD, SA & NT, Dec 19 in Tasmania & WA, and Dec 20 in ACT, NSW & VIC.
State School Term Dates
- www.dest.gov.au Note: Private schools often have different dates.
Private and Independent schools often have slightly different dates, normally starting a bit earlier or ending a bit later.
An example of this is in Queensland, where the summer holiday starts on Dec 13th in the State schools, some Private schools start on Dec 6th.