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School holidays

Holidays and term dates for Queensland state schools are listed below.

Independent schools and Catholic schools base their holidays on the state school dates but these can vary from school to school—check with your school for details.

Some schools in Far North Queensland and Western Queensland start the summer holiday 1 week before other state schools.

Schools that have early summer holidays.

Term dates for 2014

Term

Dates

Length

Term 1

Tuesday 28 January – Friday 4 April

10 weeks

Term 2

Tuesday 22 April – Friday 27 June

10 weeks

Term 3

Monday 14 July – Friday 19 September

10 weeks

Term 4

Tuesday 7 October – Friday 12 December

10 weeks

Staff professional development days for 2014

  • Thursday 23 and Friday 24 January
  • Three additional days within the Easter holiday or other negotiated flexible arrangements
  • Monday 20 October

Year 10 & 12 finishing dates for 2014

  • Year 12—Friday 21 November
  • Year 10 and 11—Friday 28 November

Future term dates for 2015

Term

Dates

Length

Term 1

Tuesday 27 January – Thursday 2 April

10 weeks

Term 2

Monday 20 April – Friday 26 June

10 weeks

Term 3

Monday 13 July – Friday 18 September

10 weeks

Term 4

Tuesday 6 October – Friday 11 December

10 weeks

Staff professional development days for 2015

  • Thursday 22 and Friday 23 January
  • Three additional days within the Easter holiday or other negotiated flexible arrangements
  • Monday 19 October

Year 10 & 12 finishing dates for 2015

  • Year 12—Friday 20 November
  • Year 10 and 11—Friday 27 November

View school term and holiday dates for 2016 to 2020 for Queensland.

Public holidays

Find information on public holidays, show holidays and special holidays in Queensland.

Other Australian states and territories

Check the Australian Government's school term dates.

School calendar

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Holiday activities and tips

Find school holiday activities and programs.

Read tips on how to better manage school holidays and reduce stress if you’re a parent or carer of a child with disability.

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Last updated
29 January 2014

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