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Dates for School Holidays Melbourne 2022 & 2023

Looking for when is Melbourne school holidays 2022? Here are the Melbourne school holiday dates for Victorian public schools, including primary schools, secondary schools, high schools and kindergartens.

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  • School holidays 2021 Melbourne
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Melbourne school holidays 2022 2023 School holidays 2022 Melbourne are the perfect opportunity to enjoy some much-needed family time together. Whether it’s Easter school holidays, July school holidays, September school holidays or December school holidays in Melbourne, there are plenty of fun school holiday activities in Melbourne during the VIC school holidays, so you'll be sure to find something to keep everyone entertained. School holidays in Melbourne are an amazing time to explore everything the city has to offer. From the trendy neighbourhoods of Fitzroy and Collingwood, and the vibrant Docklands precinct, to the iconic Royal Botanic Gardens (and the most beautiful flower gardens in Melbourne ), there's something for everyone to enjoy! With plenty of things to do in Melbourne and surrounds and many great family-friendly holiday activities during Vic school holidays, everyone will be spoilt for choice during the Melbourne term holidays.

School holidays 2022 Melbourne

School term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Holidays

Easter holidays 2022 Melbourne:

Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022. School term starts on Tuesday 26 April 2022
Term 2 Holidays

June school holidays 2022 Melbourne:

Saturday 25 June 2022 - Sunday 10 July 2022. School starts on Monday 11 July 2022
Term 3 Holidays

September school holidays 2022 Melbourne:

Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022. School term starts on Monday 3 October 2022
Term 4 Holidays

December school holidays 2022 Melbourne:

Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Sunday 29 January 2023. The school return date for government schools is Monday 30 January 2023
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School holidays 2023 Melbourne

School term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Holidays

Easter holidays 2023 Melbourne:

Friday 7 April 2023 - Sunday 23 April 2023. School starts on Monday 24 April 2023
Term 2 Holidays

June school holidays 2023 Melbourne:

Saturday 24 June 2023 - Sunday 9 July 2023. School term starts on Monday 10 July 2023
Term 3 Holidays

Melbourne September school holidays 2023:

Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023. School starts on Monday 2 October 2023
Term 4 Holidays

December school holidays 2023 Melbourne:

Thursday 21 December 2023 - Monday 29 January 2024. The return date for government schools is Tuesday 30 January 2024
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School holidays 2021 Melbourne

School term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Holidays

Easter holidays 2021 Melbourne:

Friday 2 April 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021
Term 2 Holidays

June school holidays 2021 Melbourne:

Saturday 26 June 2021 - Sunday 11 July 2021
Term 3 Holidays

September school holidays 2021 Melbourne:

Saturday 18 September 2021 - Sunday 3 October 2021
Term 4 Holidays

December school holidays 2021 Melbourne:

Saturday 18 December 2021 - Sunday 30 January 2022
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School holidays Melbourne 2020

School term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Holidays

Easter holidays 2020 Melbourne:

Saturday 28 March 2020 - Monday 13 April 2020
Term 2 Holidays

June school holidays 2020 Melbourne:

Saturday 27 June 2020 - Sunday 12 July 2020
Term 3 Holidays

September school holidays 2020 Melbourne:

Saturday 19 September 2020 - Sunday 4 October 2020
Term 4 Holidays

December school holidays 2020 Melbourne:

Saturday 19 December 2020 - Wednesday 27 January 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions

What's on school holidays Melbourne?
Here you'll find what's on school holidays in Melbourne for kids and families: art classes, acting classes, party venues, free things to do, and the best family and school holiday activities like Sea Life Aquarium, Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Botanic Gardens and more!
When is Melbourne school holidays?
Easter holidays: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022; June school holidays: Saturday 25 June 2022 - Sunday 10 July 2022; September school holidays: Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022; December school holidays: Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Sunday 29 January 2023
When are school holidays in Melbourne?
Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022; Saturday 25 June 2022 - Sunday 10 July 2022; Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022; Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Sunday 29 January 2023
Why are school holidays important?
School holidays provide a time for children to relax, unwind and catch up with friends. School holidays also allow children to shift their focus and complete tasks they are not usually able to during the school year. As many of us travel and visit new places during school holidays, travelling is a great way for kids to broaden their horizons, learn about new people, cultures, and places.
Why school holidays should be longer?
A longer school holiday might be a great opportunity for children to have new adventures, experiences, to relax and catch up with friends. Kids can also shift their focus to different things, try inspiring school holiday activities, learn something new and travel with their families. When travelling, children can explore new places, experience new cultures, learn history, languages, and social skills.
When are the school holidays in Melbourne?
Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022; Saturday 25 June 2022 - Sunday 10 July 2022; Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022; Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Sunday 29 January 2023