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Public, school and show holidays

  • Public holidays

    View a list of Queensland public holidays.

  • School holidays

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

  • Special holiday dates

    View a list of Queensland special holidays for 2016.

  • Show holidays

    View a list of Queensland show holidays—including the Ekka holiday—for 2016.


Queensland Recreation Centre activities

Read about the range of different activities for families. Your kids will love coming to our centres, whether it is for an activity or to stay for the weekend.


Fossicking in Queensland

Find out where you can go fossicking for gems and gold.


Labour Day public holiday changes

From 2016 Labour Day celebrations will revert to the first Monday in May and the Queen's Birthday public holiday on the first Monday in October.

Legislation making the necessary changes was introduced to Parliament on 3 June 2015 and passed on 13 October 2015.

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Last updated
2 August 2016
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