When are school holidays in Australia in 2020?

Excited about the upcoming school holidays? Here’s the complete list of school holidays across every state in Australia. Click on your state name to see the full information on school holidays dates.
  • ACT
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • South Australia
  • Queensland
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
There is no doubt that kids love the school holidays, and it's always a challenge for parents and carers to juggle their daily routines to make time to entertain their sweethearts to give them the time of their lives. Not sure what to do these school holidays? Don't look any further, schoolholidays.com.au has got you covered. Australia has lots of things to do for the upcoming holidays, for all kids and families. Find more events, activities and school holiday programs for your children near you.

School holiday dates in the ACT in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 10 April 2020 - Monday 27 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 04 July 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Friday 18 December 2020 - Monday 01 February 2021
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Canberra.

School holiday dates in NSW in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 10 April 2020 - Monday 27 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 04 July 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Saturday 19 December 2020 - Tuesday 26 January 2021 (for Eastern division);
Saturday 19 December 2020 - Tuesday 2 February 2021 (for Western division)
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Sydney, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, and other stunning places in New South Wales.

School holiday dates in NT in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 For Urban & Remote schools (excl. Gunbalanya School)
Friday 10 April 2020 - Sunday 19 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 27 June 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 For Urban & Remote schools
26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Saturday 19 December 2020 - Sunday 31 January 2021
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Darwin, Alice Springs and Ayers Rock.

School holiday dates in SA in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 10 April 2020 - Sunday 26 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 04 July 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Saturday 12 December 2020 - Tuesday 26 January 2021
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Adelaide, Victor Harbor, Kangaroo Island and other beautiful cities of South Australia.

School holiday dates in QLD in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Saturday 04 April 2020 - Sunday 19 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 27 June 2020 - Sunday 12 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 19 September 2020 - Monday 05 October 2020
Term 4 Saturday 12 December 2020 - Tuesday 26 January 2021
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Port Douglas, Cairns and other marvellous places in Queensland.

School holiday dates for Tasmania in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 10 April 2020 - Sunday 26 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 4 July 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Friday 18 December 2020 - Tuesday 2 February 2021
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Hobart, Port Arthur, and Launceston where you can explore the natural side of the state by venturing out into the forests and exploring the magnificent waterways, or hiking to the scenic mountains.

School holiday dates in Victoria in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Saturday 28 March 2020 - Monday 13 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 27 June 2020 - Sunday 12 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 19 September 2020 - Sunday 4 October 2020
Term 4 Saturday 19 December 2020 - Wednesday 27 January 2021
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road, Ballarat, Phillip Island and other spectacular places in Victoria.

School holidays for WA in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 10 April 2020 - Monday 27 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 4 July 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Friday 18 December 2020 - Sunday 31 January 2021
*Official resource

Want to save your time looking for entertainment for your kids? Have a look at the top school holiday activities in Perth, Rottnest Island, Broome and other places in Western Australia.