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QLD School Holidays 2024, School Terms & Public Holidays

Having the official dates of Queensland school holidays, QLD school terms and public holidays 2024 handy makes planning simple.

When asking, "When do school holidays start in QLD?", “When are school holidays QLD?”, “When does school start in 2024?” or “When is the next public holiday?” - you’ll find the key dates below.

QLD school holidays 2024, school terms 2024, public holidays 2024 in Queensland.
QLD school holidays 2024, school terms 2024, Queensland public holidays 2024

Whether you’re looking forward to the QLD summer school holidays in December - January, Easter holidays 2024, June long weekend 2024, October school holidays 2024, or the next school holidays in Queensland, we've got the dates you need!


Navigate to QLD school holidays, term dates and public holidays 2024 & 2023:


QLD School Terms 2024

QLD School terms QLD term dates 2024*

Term 1 2024 QLD

Monday 22 January 2024 - Thursday 28 March 2024


Staff Professional Development Days: Thursday 18 January 2024, Friday 19 January 2024.

Term 2 2024 QLD

Monday 15 April 2024 - Friday 21 June 2024


Staff Professional Development Days: Thursday 11 April 2024, Friday 12 April 2024.

Term 3 2024 QLD

Monday 08 July 2024 - Friday 13 September 2024


Staff Professional Development Day (no school for students): Friday 30 August 2024.

Term 4 2024 QLD

Monday 30 September 2024 - Friday 13 December 2024

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QLD School Holidays 2024

QLD school term School holiday dates*

Term 1 holidays

Easter school holidays 2024 (QLD):

Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024

Schools go back on Monday 15 April 2024

Term 2 holidays

June - July school holidays 2024 (QLD):

Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024

School starts on Monday 8 July 2024

Term 3 holidays

September school holidays 2024 (QLD):

Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024

Schools go back on Monday 30 September 2024

Term 4 holidays

Christmas school holidays 2024 (QLD):

Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025

Back to school 2025: Tuesday 28 January 2025

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Queensland Public Holidays 2024

Below are the Queensland public holidays 2024, Brisbane public holidays, Gold Coast public holidays 2024, Sunshine Coast public holidays as well as Cairns public holidays 2024.

Public holiday QLD Public holiday dates QLD*
New Year’s Day Monday 1 January 2024
Australia Day Friday 26 January 2024
Good Friday Friday 29 March 2024
The day after Good Friday Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday Monday 1 April 2024
ANZAC Day Thursday 25 April 2024
Labour Day Monday 6 May 2024
Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only) Wednesday 14 August 2024
King's Birthday Monday 7 October 2024
Christmas Eve Tuesday 24 December 2024
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December 2024
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December 2024

A simple rule of thumb regarding Queensland public holidays:

When New Year’s Day, Anzac Day, or Christmas Day falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the following Monday is also a public holiday.

Regarding Boxing Day, when it falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is also a public holiday. When Boxing Day falls on a Sunday or Monday, the coming Tuesday is also a public holiday.

Regarding Bank Holiday, retail banks and financial institutions may be closed on the first Monday in August unless advised otherwise. However, Bank Holiday is not declared as a public holiday.


QLD School Terms 2023

QLD school term 2023 QLD school term dates*

Term 1 QLD

Monday 23 January 2023 - Friday 31 March 2023

Term 2 QLD

Monday 17 April 2023 - Friday 23 June 2023

Term 3 QLD

Monday 10 July 2023 - Friday 15 September 2023


Professional development day (no school for students): Friday 1 September 2023

Term 4 QLD

Tuesday 03 October 2023 - Friday 08 December 2023

Queensland School Holidays 2023

School term School holiday dates*

Term 1 holidays (Autumn)

Easter holidays 2023 (QLD):

Saturday 01 April 2023 - Sunday 16 April 2023

Schools go back on Monday 17 April 2023

Term 2 holidays (Winter)

June - July school holidays 2023 (QLD):

Saturday 24 June 2023 - Sunday 09 July 2023

School starts on Monday 10 July 2023

Term 3 holidays (Spring)

QLD September school holidays 2023:

Saturday 16 September 2023 - Monday 02 October 2023

Schools go back on Tuesday 3 October 2023

Term 4 holidays (Summer)

Christmas holidays 2023 (QLD):

Saturday 09 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024

Kids go back to school on Monday 22 January 2024

Queensland Public Holidays 2023

Below are the Queensland public holidays 2023, Brisbane public holidays, Gold Coast public holidays 2023, Sunshine Coast public holidays as well as Cairns public holidays 2023.

Public holiday QLD Public holiday dates QLD*
New Year’s Day Sunday 1 January 2023
New Year’s Holiday Monday 2 January 2023
Australia Day Thursday 26 January 2023
Good Friday Friday 7 April 2023
The day after Good Friday Saturday 8 April 2023
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday 10 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April 2023
Labour Day Monday 1 May 2023
Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only) Wednesday 16 August 2023
King's Birthday Monday 2 October 2023
Christmas Eve Sunday 24 December 2023
Christmas Day Monday 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December 2023

Term 1: Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2: Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3: Monday 8 July 2024;

Term 4: Monday 30 September 2024.

QLD schools start for Term 1 2024 on Monday 22 January 2024

Term 1: Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2: Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3: Monday 8 July 2024;

Term 4: Monday 30 September 2024.

Queensland goes back to school on Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2 starts: Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 starts: Monday 8 July 2024;

Term 4 starts: Monday 30 September 2024.

Kids go back to school 2024 on Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 starts on Monday 8 July 2024;

Term 4 starts on Monday 30 September 2024.

We go back to school 2024 on Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 starts on Monday 8 July 2024;

Term 4 starts on Monday 30 September 2024.

In Queensland, Term 1 starts on Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 starts on Monday 08 July 2024;

Term 4 starts on Monday 30 September 2024.

The QLD school returns for Term 1 on Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 starts on Monday 8 July 2024;

Term 4 starts on Monday 30 September 2024.

QLD schools go back 2024 on Monday 22 January 2024;

For Term 2: Monday 15 April 2024;

For Term 3: Monday 8 July 2024;

For Term 4: Monday 30 September 2024.

Summer / Christmas school holidays 2023: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Autumn school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

Spring school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Summer / Christmas school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

The next Queensland school holidays are as follows:

Summer school holidays 2023: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Autumn school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

Spring school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Summer school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

The QLD Christmas school holidays start on Saturday 14 December 2024 and end on Monday 27 January 2025.

The December school holidays are over 6 weeks in Queensland.

In QLD, the Christmas school holidays start on Saturday 14 December 2024 and end on Monday 27 January 2025

In QLD, December / Christmas school holidays start on Saturday, 9 December 2023 and end on Sunday, 21 January 2024.

The Christmas school holidays 2023 are over 6 weeks in Queensland.

The QLD schools finish for:

Term 1 on Thursday 28 March 2024;

Term 2 on Friday 21 June 2024;

Term 3 on Friday 13 September 2024;

Term 4 (the last day of school) on Friday 13 December 2024.

Easter school holidays 2024 start on Friday 29 March 2024;

June school holidays: Saturday 22 June 2024;

September school holidays: Saturday 14 September 2024;

Christmas school holidays: Saturday 14 December 2024.

Easter school holidays start on Friday 29 March 2024;

June school holidays: Saturday 22 June 2024;

September school holidays: Saturday 14 September 2024;

Christmas school holidays: Saturday 14 December 2024.

Easter school holidays 2024 start on Friday 29 March 2024;

June school holidays: Saturday 22 June 2024;

September school holidays: Saturday 14 September 2024;

Christmas school holidays: Saturday 14 December 2024.

Summer school holidays 2023: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Autumn school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

Spring school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Summer school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

The schools finish in Queensland on the following dates:

Term 1 on Thursday 28 March 2024;

Term 2 on Friday 21 June 2024;

Term 3 on Friday 13 September 2024;

The last day of school: Friday 13 December 2024.

Below are the dates when the schools finish in Queensland:

Term 1 on Thursday 28 March 2024;

Term 2 on Friday 21 June 2024;

Term 3 on Friday 13 September 2024;

The last day of school: Friday 13 December 2024.

Queensland schools finish for:

Term 1 on Thursday 28 March 2024;

Term 2 on Friday 21 June 2024;

Term 3 on Friday 13 September 2024;

The last day of school in QLD: Friday 13 December 2024.

The summer school holidays in Queensland finish on Sunday 21 January 2024;

Easter school holidays end on Sunday 14 April 2024;

June - July school holidays finish on Sunday 07 July 2024;

September school holidays end on Sunday 29 September 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024 end on Monday 27 January 2025.

The Queensland school holidays are as follows:

Summer school holidays 2023: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Autumn school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

Spring school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Summer school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

13-14 weeks

The dates for Queensland school holidays 2024:

Summer school holidays 2023: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Autumn school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

Spring school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Summer school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

11 weeks

The length of QLD school terms 2024 is as follows:

  • Term 1: 10 weeks

  • Term 2: 10 weeks

  • Term 3: 10 weeks

  • Term 4: 11 weeks

Term 4 finishes on Friday 13 December 2024 (the last day of Term 4 for QLD schools)

Term 4 starts on Monday 30 September 2024

In 2024: 41 weeks

In QLD, Easter holidays 2024 start on Friday 29 March 2024 and end on Sunday 14 April 2024.

Easter school holidays start in QLD in Friday 29 March 2024 and finish on Sunday 14 April 2024

Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024

In Queensland, Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024

Easter school holidays 2024 in QLD: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024

In Queensland, Easter Monday is an official public holiday (no school).

Easter Monday is an official public holiday, there is no school on Easter Monday.

Yes, Easter Saturday is a public holiday in Queensland.

No, Queensland observes only Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday as public holidays.

Sunday 31 March 2024

Sunday 31 March 2024

In QLD, Easter holidays are 17 days long (Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024)

The QLD public holidays for Easter 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024

Yes, Anzac Day is a public holiday in QLD (no school). When Anzac Day falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the following Monday is also a public holiday.

Yes, Boxing Day is a public holiday in QLD. When Boxing Day falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is also a public holiday. When Boxing Day falls on a Sunday or Monday, the coming Tuesday is also a public holiday.

In Queensland, the Summer school holidays 2023 are: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Autumn school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

Spring school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

There is school in Queensland during school terms:

Term 1: Monday 22 January 2024 - Thursday 28 March 2024

Term 2: Monday 15 April 2024 - Friday 21 June 2024

Term 3: Monday 08 July 2024 - Friday 13 September 2024

Term 4: Monday 30 September 2024 - Friday 13 December 2024

The school year ends in QLD: Friday 13 December 2024

The dates for QLD school holidays 2024 are as follows:

Summer school holidays 2023: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Easter school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

September school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Summer school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

Monday 10 July 2023

Friday 13 September 2024

In QLD, Term 3 starts on Monday 08 July 2024

In QLD, Term 1 starts on Monday 22 January 2024

In QLD, Term 1 ends on Thursday 28 March 2024

In QLD, Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024

The end of Term 2 2024 in QLD: Friday 21 June 2024

QLD Term 2 ends on Friday 21 June 2024

Term 2 Queensland school holidays start on Saturday 22 June 2024 and end on Sunday 07 July 2024

In QLD, there is no public holiday in June 2024. The next public holiday is Royal Queensland Show (for the Brisbane area only) is on Wednesday 14 August 2024

Christmas Eve: Tuesday 24 December 2024;

Christmas Day: Wednesday 25 December 2024;

Boxing Day: Thursday 26 December 2024.

Summer school holidays 2023: Saturday 9 December 2023 - Sunday 21 January 2024;

Autumn school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Winter school holidays 2024: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024;

Spring school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 September 2024 - Sunday 29 September 2024;

Summer school holidays 2024: Saturday 14 December 2024 - Monday 27 January 2025.

In QLD: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024

In QLD: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024

The June school holidays in QLD: Saturday 22 June 2024 - Sunday 07 July 2024

The September school holidays in QLD start on Saturday 14 September 2024 and end on Sunday 29 September 2024

The September school holidays in Queensland start on Saturday 14 September 2024 and finish on Sunday 29 September 2024

The Queensland school terms end as follows:

Term 1 on Thursday 28 March 2024;

Term 2 on Friday 21 June 2024;

Term 3 on Friday 13 September 2024;

Term 4 (the last day of school) on Friday 13 December 2024.

In QLD: Friday 13 December 2024

The QLD school is back for Term 1: Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 starts on Monday 08 July 2024;

Term 4 starts on Monday 30 September 2024.

In Queensland, kids go back to schools for Term 1 on Monday 22 January 2024;

Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 begins on Monday 08 July 2024;

Term 4 begins on Monday 30 September 2024.

  • Easter school holidays 2024 start on Friday 29 March 2024;

  • June school holidays: Saturday 22 June 2024;

  • September school holidays: Saturday 14 September 2024;

  • Christmas school holidays: Saturday 14 December 202423

In QLD, there is no public holiday in June 2024. The next public holiday is Royal Queensland Show (for the Brisbane area only) is on Wednesday 14 August 2024

January long weekend: Saturday 30 December 2023 - Monday 1 January 2024;

Australia Day weekend: Friday 26 January 2024 - Sunday 28 January 2024;

Easter weekend: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024;

May long weekend: Saturday 4 May 2024 - Monday 6 May 2024;

October long weekend: Saturday 5 October 2024 - Monday 7 October 2024.

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