September School Holidays 2023 Australia & October long weekend 2023

Wondering when is September school holidays 2023, October school holidays 2023 or the October long weekend 2023 in Australia?

Whether you're in the ACT, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania or the Northern Territory, we've got you covered with the September school holiday dates, October school holidays and September-October long weekends in 2023 and 2024.

So mark your calendars and get ready for the ultimate school holiday fun!

September school holidays 2023, October school holidays 2023, September school holidays 2024, October school holidays 2024, October long weekend 2023, October long weekend 2024.
September - October school holidays 2023 and 2024, October long weekend 2023 and 2024

September school holidays 2023:

Below are the October school holidays 2023 and September holidays 2023 for all Australian states.

September school holidays Australia (all states)

Dates for September / October holidays

September school holidays ACT:

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023

September school holidays NSW:

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023

September school holidays NT:

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023

September school holidays QLD 2023:

Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October school holidays SA 2023:

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023

September school holidays Tasmania:

Schools & Colleges: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023

September school holidays Victoria 2023:

Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023

September school holidays WA:

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023

*Official resources: education.act.gov.au; education.nsw.gov.au; nt.gov.au; education.sa.gov.au; education.qld.gov.au; decyp.tas.gov.au; vic.gov.au; education.wa.edu.au


October long weekend 2023:

In Australia, the long weekend in October 2023 will be observed as Labour Day in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), New South Wales (NSW), and South Australia (SA), and as King’s Birthday in Queensland (QLD).

Victoria (VIC) will also have a long weekend in September 2023 for the AFL Grand Final.

Western Australia (WA) will have its long weekend in September 2023 to observe the King's Birthday.

Long weekend October 2023

October long weekend dates

October long weekend ACT (Labour Day ACT 2023)

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October long weekend Canberra (Labour Day Canberra 2023)

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October long weekend NSW 2023 (Labour Day NSW 2023)

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October long weekend 2023 Sydney (Labour Day Sydney 2023)

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October long weekend 2023 QLD (King’s Birthday 2023)

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October long weekend 2023 SA (SA Labour Day 2023)

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October long weekend 2023 Adelaide (Labour Day 2023 Adelaide)

Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023

October long weekend VIC (AFL Grand Final 2023)

Friday 29 September 2023 (AFL schedule) - Sunday 01 October 2023

October long weekend WA (King's Birthday 2023)

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Monday 25 September 2023

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September school holidays 2024:

Wondering when are September school holidays 2024? Below are the October school holidays and September school holiday dates for all Australian states.

September school holidays Australia (all states)

Dates for September / October holidays

October school holidays ACT:

Saturday 28 September 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024

October school holidays NSW:

Saturday 28 September 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024

October school holidays NT:

Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 6 October 2024

September school holidays Queensland:

Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024

October school holidays SA 2024:

Saturday 28 September 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024

October school holidays Tasmania:

Schools & Colleges: Saturday 28 September 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024

September school holidays VIC 2024:

Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 6 October 2024

October school holidays WA:

Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 6 October 2024

*Official resources: education.act.gov.au; education.nsw.gov.au; nt.gov.au; education.sa.gov.au; education.qld.gov.au; decyp.tas.gov.au; vic.gov.au; education.wa.edu.au


October long weekend 2024:

In Australia, the long weekend in October 2024 will be observed as Labour Day in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), New South Wales (NSW), South Australia (SA), and as King’s Birthday in Queensland (QLD).

Victoria will also have a long weekend in September 2024 for the AFL Grand Final.

Western Australia (WA) will have its long weekend in September 2024 to observe the King's Birthday.

Long weekend October 2024

October long weekend dates

October long weekend ACT (ACT Labour Day 2024)

Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024

October long weekend Canberra (Labour Day 2024 Canberra)

Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024

October long weekend NSW 2024 (Labour Day NSW 2024)

Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024

October long weekend 2024 Sydney (Labour Day 2024 Sydney)

Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024

October long weekend 2024 QLD (King’s Birthday 2024 QLD)

Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024

October long weekend 2024 South Australia (Labour Day 2024 SA)

Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024

October long weekend 2024 Adelaide (Labour Day 2024 Adelaide)

Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024

October long weekend VIictoria (AFL Grand Final 2024)

Friday 27 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024

October long weekend WA (King's Birthday 2024)

Saturday 21 September 2024 - Monday 23 September 2024

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no school on Labour Day because it's a public holiday in Australia.

Kids don't go to school on Labour Day because it's a public holiday in Australia.

Schools are generally closed on Labour Day because it's a public holiday.

In some states in Australia, Labour Day falls on a school holiday (ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, and SA). However, in VIC and WA, Labour Day is celebrated in March during Term 1.

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023 (ACT, NSW, NT, WA); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023 (QLD); Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023 (SA, TAS); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023 (VIC)

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023 (ACT, NSW, NT, WA); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023 (QLD); Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023 (SA, TAS); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023 (VIC)

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023 (ACT, NSW, NT, WA); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023 (QLD); Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023 (SA, TAS); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023 (VIC)

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023 (ACT, NSW, NT, WA); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023 (QLD); Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023 (SA, TAS); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023 (VIC)

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023 (ACT, NSW, NT, WA); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023 (QLD); Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023 (SA, TAS); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023 (VIC)

Saturday Saturday 28 September 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024 (ACT, NSW, SA, TAS); Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 6 October 2024 (NT, VIC, WA); Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024 (QLD)

Saturday Saturday 28 September 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024 (ACT, NSW, SA, TAS); Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 6 October 2024 (NT, VIC, WA); Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024 (QLD)

ACT, NSW, QLD, SA: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023; VIC: Friday 29 September 2023 - Sunday 01 October 2023

ACT, NSW, QLD, SA: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023; VIC: Friday 29 September 2023 - Sunday 01 October 2023

ACT, NSW, QLD, SA: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023; VIC: Friday 29 September 2023 - Sunday 01 October 2023. Learn more!

ACT, NSW, QLD, SA: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023; VIC: Friday 29 September 2023 - Sunday 01 October 2023. Learn more!

ACT, NSW, QLD, SA: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023; VIC: Friday 29 September 2023 - Sunday 01 October 2023

ACT, NSW, QLD, SA: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023; VIC: Friday 29 September 2023 - Sunday 01 October 2023; WA: Saturday 23 September 2023 - Monday 25 September 2023

ACT, NSW, QLD, SA: Saturday 30 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023; VIC: Friday 29 September 2023 - Sunday 01 October 2023; WA: Saturday 23 September 2023 - Monday 25 September 2023

In Australia, spring break generally starts in the second half of September and ends at the beginning of October, depending on the state. Find out the official dates for the spring breaks (September school holidays) for all Australian states here.

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 8 October 2023 (ACT, NSW, NT, WA); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023 (QLD); Saturday 30 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023 (SA, TAS); Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023 (VIC)

Yes, Australia has spring break in the second half of September until the beginning of October, depending on the state. Find out the official dates for the spring breaks (September school holidays) in all Australian states here.

Around 2.5 weeks, depending on the Australian state. Find out the dates here.

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