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Easter 2024 Dates Australia & April School Holidays 2024

Wondering, β€œWhat are Easter dates for 2024 in Australia?", "When is Easter long weekend 2024?", or "When is April school holidays 2024?" - you’ll find the key dates below.

Discover the specific dates for:

  • Easter holidays 2024 across Australia,

  • Easter long weekend 2024 in NSW, QLD, VIC, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, the ACT and NT,

  • Catholic and Orthodox Easter 2024, plus

  • Easter 2025 dates for the holy week and school holidays.

Easter 2024 dates for Australia / Easter weekend 2024 / April school holidays Easter 2024 / Easter 2025 Australia / Easter 2025 school holidays.
Easter 2024 dates for Australia / Easter weekend 2024 / April school holidays Easter 2024 / Easter 2025 Australia / Easter 2025 school holidays

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Easter 2024 Australia

Easter holiday 2024 Easter 2024 dates Australia
Good Friday 2024 Australia Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday 2024 Australia Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday 2024 Australia Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 2024 Australia Monday 01 April 2024
Easter long weekend 2024 Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024
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Catholic and Orthodox Easter 2024

Easter 2024 Orthodox and Catholic Easter 2024 dates: Orthodox and Catholic
Catholic Easter 2024 Australia Sunday 31 March 2024
Greek / Orthodox Easter 2024 Sunday 05 May 2024

Easter 2024 / April School Holidays 2024: ACT, Canberra

Easter holidays 2024 ACT, Canberra Easter 2024 Dates
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter public holidays 2024 (Canberra, ACT) Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
Easter long weekend 2024 (Canberra) Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024
April school holidays 2024 (ACT) Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024
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ACT school holidays 2024, terms & public holidays

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ACT holiday dates

Easter 2024 / April School Holidays 2024: NSW, Sydney

Easter holidays 2024 Sydney, NSW easter 2024 dates Sydney, NSW
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter public holidays 2024 (Sydney, NSW) Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
Easter long weekend 2024 (NSW) Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024
April school holidays 2024 (NSW, Sydney) Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024
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NSW school holidays 2024, terms & public holidays

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NSW holiday dates

Easter 2024 NT / April School Holidays 2024

Easter holidays 2024 Northern Territory Easter 2024 dates NT
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter weekend 2024 (NT) / Easter public holidays Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
April school holidays 2024 (NT) Saturday 6 April 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024 (Teachers) / Monday 15 April 2024 (Students)
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NT school holidays 2024, terms & public holidays

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Easter 2024 / Easter School Holidays 2024: QLD, Brisbane

QLD Easter holidays 2024 Easter 2024 dates QLD, Brisbane
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter school holidays 2024 (QLD, Brisbane) Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024
Easter public holidays 2024 (Brisbane, QLD) Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
Easter long weekend (QLD, Brisbane) Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024
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QLD school holidays 2024, terms & public holidays

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Easter 2024 / April School Holidays 2024: Adelaide, SA

Easter holidays 2024 SA, Adelaide Easter 2024 dates Adelaide, SA
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter public holidays 2024 (Adelaide, SA) Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
Easter long weekend 2024 (SA, Adelaide) Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024
April school holidays 2024 (SA, Adelaide) Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024
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SA school holidays 2024, terms & public holidays

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Easter 2024 / April Holidays 2024: Tasmania

Easter holidays 2024 Tasmania Easter 2024 dates Tasmania
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter public holidays 2024 (Tasmania) Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
Easter Tuesday 02 April 2024 (Public Service only)
April school holidays 2024 (Tasmania) Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024
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TAS school holidays, terms & public holidays

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TAS holiday dates

Easter 2024 / Easter School Holidays 2024: Melbourne, VIC

Easter 2024 Melbourne, Victoria Easter 2024 dates Melbourne, Victoria
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter school holidays 2024 (Melbourne, Victoria) Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024
Easter public holidays 2024 (Melbourne, Victoria) Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
Easter weekend 2024 (Victoria, Melbourne) Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024
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VIC school holidays 2024, terms & public holidays

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Easter 2024 / Easter School Holidays 2024: Perth, WA

Easter holidays 2024 Perth, WA Easter 2024 dates Perth, Western Australia
Easter 2024 Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter 2024 public holidays (Perth, WA) Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday 01 April 2024
Easter long weekend 2024 (Perth, WA) Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024
Easter school holidays 2024 (Perth, WA) Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024
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WA school & public holidays 2024

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Holiday dates

Easter 2025 Australia & Easter 2025 School Holidays

Easter holidays 2025 Easter 2025 dates
Easter 2025 dates (Australia) Good Friday 18 April 2025
Easter Saturday 19 April 2025
Easter Sunday 20 April 2025
Easter Monday 21 April 2025
Easter weekend 2025 Friday 18 April 2025 - Monday 21 April 2025
Catholic Easter 2025 Sunday 20 April 2025
Greek / Orthodox Easter 2025 Orthodox Good Friday 18 April 2025
Easter Sunday 20 April 2025
Easter 2025 school holidays (Australia) ACT Easter holidays 2025 (Canberra):
Saturday 12 April 2025 - Sunday 27 April 2025

NSW Easter holidays 2025 (Sydney):
Saturday 12 April 2025 - Sunday 27 April 2025

NT Easter school holidays 2025 (Darwin):
Saturday 05 April 2025 - Sunday 13 April 2025

QLD Easter holidays 2025 (Brisbane):
Saturday 05 April 2025 - Monday 21 April 2025

SA Easter holidays 2025 (Adelaide):
Saturday 12 April 2025 - Sunday 27 April 2025

TAS Easter holidays 2025 (Hobart):
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VIC Easter holidays 2025 (Melbourne):
Saturday 05 April 2025 - Monday 21 April 2025

WA Easter holidays 2025 (Perth):
Saturday 12 April 2025 - Sunday 27 April 2025

Frequently Asked Questions

Easter dates for 2024 Australia are as follows:

Good Friday 29 March 2024;

Easter Saturday 30 March 2024;

Easter Sunday 31 March 2024;

Easter Monday 01 April 2024.

Easter this year in Australia is on Sunday 31 March 2024

Sunday 31 March 2024

Easter Monday 2024 in Australia is on Monday 1 April 2024

Good Friday 2024 in Australia is on Friday 29 March 2024

Easter 2024 in Australia: Sunday 31 March 2024 (Catholic). Orthodox Easter: Sunday 05 May 2024

Easter in 2024 in Australia (ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, and WA): Sunday 31 March 2024

Easter / April school holidays 2024 in Australia are as follows:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

QLD: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

VIC: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

WA: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024.

Dates for the Easter / April holidays 2024 in Australia:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

QLD: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

VIC: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

WA: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024.

Below are the Easter holidays 2024 dates in Australia:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

QLD: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

VIC: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

WA: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024.

Easter 2024 Australia is on the following days:

  • Catholic Easter: Sunday 31 March 2024

  • Greek / Orthodox Easter: Sunday 05 May 2024

Easter in 2024 is on:

  • Catholic Easter: Sunday 31 March 2024

  • Greek / Orthodox Easter: Sunday 05 May 2024

The Easter public holidays 2024 in Australia are on the following dates:

  • ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, VIC: Friday 29 March 2024; Saturday 30 March 2024; Sunday 31 March 2024; Monday 01 April 2024;

  • TAS: Friday 29 March 2024; Monday 01 April 2024; Tuesday 02 April 2024 (Public Service only);

  • WA: Friday 29 March 2024; Sunday 31 March 2024; Monday 01 April 2024.

Below are Easter break 2024 dates in Australia:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

QLD: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

VIC: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

WA: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024.

Below is how long the Easter break in 2024 in Australia:

ACT: 2 weeks;

NSW: 2 weeks;

NT: 1 week;

QLD: 2 weeks;

SA: 2 weeks;

TAS: 2 weeks;

VIC: 2 weeks;

WA: 2 weeks.

The Easter holiday 2024 in Australia goes for:

  • ACT / Canberra: 2 weeks;

  • NSW / Sydney: 2 weeks;

  • NT / Darwin: 1 week;

  • QLD / Brisbane: 2 weeks;

  • SA / Adelaide: 2 weeks;

  • TAS / Hobart: 2 weeks;

  • VIC / Melbourne: 2 weeks;

  • WA / Perth: 2 weeks.

The Easter dates this year in 2024 in Australia:

Friday 29 March 2024; Saturday 30 March 2024; Sunday 31 March 2024; Monday 01 April 2024.

The Easter weekend in Australia: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024

The dates for Easter weekend in Australia: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024

The Easter long weekend 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024

The Easter long weekend 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024

Easter this year in Australia is on the following dates:

  • Catholic Easter 2024: Sunday 31 March 2024;

  • Orthodox Easter 2024: Sunday 05 May 2024

Easter 2024 in Melbourne, Victoria: Sunday 31 March 2024

Easter 2024 in Adelaide, South Australia: Sunday 31 March 2024

Easter 2024 in NSW and Sydney: Sunday 31 March 2024

Easter 2024 in Western Australia, Perth: Sunday 31 March 2024

Easter 2024 in Brisbane, QLD: Sunday 31 March 2024

The day for Catholic Easter in 2024: Sunday 31 March 2024

The day for Catholic Easter in 2025: Sunday 20 April 2025

The day when the Easter Bunny comes in 2024: Sunday, 31 March 2024

The day Easter falls on in 2024: Sunday 31 March 2024

Easter in 2024 in Australia (NSW, Victoria, WA, South Australia, Tasmania, QLD, NT, and the ACT): Sunday 31 March 2024

The date for Easter 24: Sunday 31 March 2024 (Catholic); Sunday 05 May 2024 (Orthodox)

Sunday 31 March 2024

The Easter (April) holiday in Australia starts on the following dates:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024;

QLD: Friday 29 March 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024;

VIC: Friday 29 March 2024;

WA: Friday 29 March 2024.

Easter 2024 (Catholic): Sunday 31 March 2024;

Easter 2024 (Greek / Orthodox): Sunday 05 May 2024

Easter starts in Australia in 2024 on Wednesday 14 February 2024 (Lent), with Catholic Easter is on Sunday 31 March 2024.

Catholic Easter dates for 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024;

Orthodox Easter dates for 2024: Friday 03 May 2024 - Sunday 05 May 2024.

The dates for Easter this year: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 01 April 2024.

The dates for Easter next year: Friday 18 April 2025 - Monday 21 April 2025.

Below are the dates for Easter holidays this year in Australia:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

QLD: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

VIC: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

WA: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024.

Easter in Australia is in the autumn months (March-May)

Easter (April) school holidays 2024 start on the following dates:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024;

QLD: Friday 29 March 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024;

VIC: Friday 29 March 20244;

WA: Friday 29 March 2024.

In 2024, only QLD, VIC and WA have Easter school holidays starting on Friday 29 March 2024.

In the other Australian states (ACT, NSW, NT, SA and TAS), Easter is part of Term 1, and the April school holidays start on the following dates:

ACT: Saturday 13 April 2024;

NSW: Saturday 13 April 2024;

NT: Saturday 6 April 2024;

SA: Friday 13 April 2024;

TAS: Saturday 13 April 2024.

Easter in Australia this year is on Sunday 31 March 2024

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