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Public, school and show holidays

  • Public holidays

    View a list of Queensland public holidays—for this year and up until 2016.

  • School holidays

    Check the Queensland school term dates for this year and up until 2015—including student free days and end dates for years 10 and 12.

  • Special holiday dates

    View a list of Queensland special holidays for 2014 and 2015.

  • Show holidays

    View a list of Queensland show holidays—including the Ekka holiday—for 2014 and 2015.

Public holiday changes

The government has announced from 2016, Labour Day celebrations will revert back to the first Monday in May and the Queen's Birthday public holiday on the first Monday in October.

The government has stated its intention to enact these dates via legislation. This legislation was introduced to Parliament on 3 June 2015 and if the amendments are passed, they will take effect from 6 October 2015.

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Last updated
15 June 2015

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