Term Dates


Term 1:   29 January (school teachers start) to 29 March (Thursday) *

Term 2:   16 April to 29 June

Term 3:   15 July to 20 September

Term 4:   7 October to 20 December

* The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students. Each year government schools are provided with four student-free days for professional development, school planning and administration, curriculum development, and student assessment and reporting purposes. The remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school, so contact your school for details.

For term dates in previous years, see: Term Dates - Previous Years

For a list of Victorian Public Holidays, see: Business Victoria

For a list of non-Metropolitan public holidays (outside of Melbourne), see: Business Victoria