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Victorian School Holidays, Term Dates & Public Holidays 2022 - 2023

Wondering when do the school holidays in Victoria start, what are the Victorian school terms or when public holidays in Victoria? Here’s the complete list of Victorian school holiday dates 2022 and 2023, VIC school terms as well as upcoming public holidays 2022 and 2023. If you're planning to spend one of your long weekend in April, June or October, or the next school holidays in Victoria, Australia, or you find kids holidays a challenging time where you need to juggle work and daily routines to organise kids activities in Victoria, we've got you covered. Here are the official school terms, VIC school holiday dates and Victorian public holidays, so you can start preparing for your Easter, June, September or Christmas holidays in Melbourne, Geelong, Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley for the future school holidays in Victoria.

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Victoria, Melbourne, school holidays, school terms, public holidays 2022 2023 If you're looking for great kids and family events, free activities and fun things to do near you during either Easter or Christmas long weekend, or your next school holidays in Victoria, look no further! At schoolholidays.com.au, you can find whats on school holidays for kids and families in Victoria and places to go in and near Melbourne, what to do with your kids during the Ballarat school holidays, things to do with your kids on the Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island, kid-friendly attractions in Geelong and on the stops along the Great Ocean Road, places to visit in Yarra Valley and the Murray Region and other great activities for families in regional Victoria.

School term Victoria 2022

School term School term dates*
Term 1 Victoria Monday 31 January 2022 - Friday 8 April 2022
Term 2 Victoria Tuesday 26 April 2022 - Friday 24 June 2022
Term 3 Victoria Monday 11 July 2022 - Friday 16 September 2022
Term 4 Victoria Monday 3 October 2022 - Tuesday 20 December 2022
*Official resource
Looking for school holiday activities for your kids for the upcoming holidays in Victoria? Feel free to follow the links to find out what's on for kids on the Mornington Peninsula, explore free school holiday activities in Melbourne, and what to do in and near Ballarat. Also, if you're planning holidays in Victoria with kids or heading for a long weekend to Phillip Island, Geelong or Murray Region, don't miss the top Victorian school holiday activities there.

VIC school holidays 2022

School term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Holidays April school holidays Victoria:
Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022. School term starts on Tuesday 26 April 2022
Term 2 Holidays June school holidays Victoria:
Saturday 25 June 2022 - Sunday 10 July 2022. School starts on Monday 11 July 2022
Term 3 Holidays September school holidays VIC:
Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022. School term starts on Monday 3 October 2022
Term 4 Holidays Christmas holidays Victoria:
Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Sunday 29 January 2023. The school return date for government schools is Monday 30 January 2023
*Official resource

Public holidays 2022 Victoria

Public holiday VIC Public holiday date*
New Year's Day Saturday 1 January 2022 & Monday 3 January 2022 (Additional holiday)
Australia Day Wednesday 26 January 2022
Labour Day Monday 14 March 2022
Good Friday Friday 15 April 2022
Saturday before Easter Sunday Saturday 16 April 2022
Easter Sunday Sunday 17 April 2022
Easter Monday Monday 18 April 2022
Anzac Day Monday 25 April 2022
Queen's Birthday Monday 13 June 2022
Friday before AFL Grand Final Friday 23 September 2022 (AFL schedule)
AFL Grand Final Saturday 24 September 2022 (AFL schedule)
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 1 November 2022
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December 2022 & Tuesday 27 December 2022 (Additional holiday)
Boxing Day Holiday Monday 26 December 2022
*Official resource

A simple rule of thumb regarding 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 Melbourne Cup Day, it's a public holiday for Victoria, unless a non-metro council announces an alternate local holiday for Melbourne Cup.

School term Victoria 2023

School term School term dates*
Term 1 Victoria Monday 30 January 2023 - Thursday 6 April 2023
Term 2 Victoria Monday 24 April 2023 - Friday 23 June 2023
Term 3 Victoria Monday 10 July 2023 - Friday 15 September 2023
Term 4 Victoria Monday 2 October 2023 - Wednesday 20 December 2023
*Official resource

Victorian school holidays 2023

School term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Holidays Easter holidays Victoria:
Friday 7 April 2023 - Sunday 23 April 2023. School starts on Monday 24 April 2023
Term 2 Holidays June school holidays Victoria:
Saturday 24 June 2023 - Sunday 9 July 2023. School term starts on Monday 10 July 2023
Term 3 Holidays September school holidays VIC:
Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 1 October 2023. School starts on Monday 2 October 2023
Term 4 Holidays Christmas holidays Victoria:
Thursday 21 December 2023 - Monday 29 January 2024. The return date for government schools is Tuesday 30 January 2024
*Official resource
If you're looking for fun activities for your holiday with kids in Victoria Australia, you've come to the right place! Here you can find weekend activities for kids and families in and near Ballarat, kids activities in Geelong, things to do with your kids on the Mornington Peninsula, family and school holiday activities on Phillip Island, kids holiday activities in the Murray Region and a great variety of school holiday programs in Victoria regional areas.

Public holidays 2023 for Victoria

Public holiday VIC Public holiday date*
New Year's Day Sunday 1 January 2023 & Monday 2 January 2023 (Additional holiday)
Australia Day Thursday 26 January 2023
Labour Day Monday 13 March 2023
Good Friday Friday 7 April 2023
Saturday before Easter Sunday Saturday 8 April 2023
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday 10 April 2023
Anzac Day Tuesday 25 April 2023
Queen's Birthday Monday 12 June 2023
AFL Grand Final Friday 29 September 2023 (AFL schedule)
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 7 November 2023
Christmas Day Monday 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Holiday Tuesday 26 December 2023
*Official resource

A simple rule of thumb regarding 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 Melbourne Cup Day, it's a public holiday for Victoria, unless a non-metro council announces an alternate local holiday for Melbourne Cup.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When are the next school holidays 2022 in Victoria?
April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Christmas holidays: Wed 21 December 2022.
When do the Victorian school holidays start?
In 2022, April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Christmas holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When do school holidays 2022 start in Victoria?
April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Christmas holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When does school start in Victoria in 2022?
Mon 31 January 2022
When is Anzac Day 2022 in Victoria?
Mon 25 April 2022
Is Labour Day a public holiday in Victoria 2022?
Yes, it is. It's celebrated on Mon 14 March 2022.
When are April school holidays 2022 in Victoria?
Sat 9 April 2022 - Mon 25 April 2022
When are Easter school holidays 2022 in Victoria?
Sat 9 April 2022 - Mon 25 April 2022
When are the next school holidays 2023 in Victoria?
April holidays: Fri 7 April 2023; June holidays: Sat 24 June 2023; September holidays: Sat 16 September 2023; Christmas holidays: Thu 21 December 2023.
When do Victorian school holidays start 2023?
April holidays: Fri 7 April 2023; June holidays: Sat 24 June 2023; September holidays: Sat 16 September 2023; Christmas holidays: Thu 21 December 2023
When do school holidays 2023 start in Victoria?
April holidays: Fri 7 April 2023; June holidays: Sat 24 June 2023; September holidays: Sat 16 September 2023; Christmas holidays: Thu 21 December 2023
When does school start in Victoria in 2023?
Mon 30 January 2023
When is Anzac Day 2023 in Victoria?
Tue 25 April 2023
Is Anzac Day a public holiday in Victoria?
Yes, Anzac Day is a public holiday in Victoria. When Anzac Day falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the following Monday is also a public holiday.
When are April school holidays 2023 in Victoria?
Fri 7 April 2023 - Sun 23 April 2023
When are Easter school holidays 2023 in Victoria?
Fri 7 April 2023 - Sun 23 April 2023
Is New Year's day a public holiday in Victoria 2023?
Yes, New Year's Day public holiday includes Sun 1 January 2023 and Mon 2 January 2023.
Is Labour Day a public holiday in Victoria 2023?
Yes, it is and it's celebrated on Mon 13 March 2023.
When do Easter holidays start 2022?
The Easter holidays Victoria: Sat 9 April 2022 - Mon 25 April 2022
When is Easter holidays?
Easter school holidays VIC: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022. Easter holidays: Good Friday 15 April 2022 - Easter Monday 18 April 2022
When are Easter holidays?
Easter holidays VIC: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022
What date is Easter school holidays 2022?
Easter holidays VIC start on Saturday 9 April 2022
When are Easter holidays in Victoria?
Easter school holidays in Victoria: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022. Easter holidays: Good Friday 15 April 2022 - Easter Monday 18 April 2022
When is Easter school holidays 2022?
Easter school holidays Victoria: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022
When do Easter school holidays start?
The Easter school holidays in Victoria: Sat 9 April 2022 - Mon 25 April 2022
What date is Easter holidays 2022?
Easter school holidays VIC start on Saturday 9 April 2022. Easter holidays: Good Friday 15 April 2022 - Easter Monday 18 April 2022
When is the Easter holidays 2022?
Easter holidays: Good Friday 15 April 2022 - Easter Monday 18 April 2022. Easter school holidays: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022
When is easter 2022 Victoria?
Easter Sunday 9 April 2023
What dates are Easter holidays 2022?
Easter school holidays VIC: Saturday 9 April 2022. Easter holidays: Good Friday 15 April 2022 - Easter Monday 18 April 2022
When do school holidays start?
Easter holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Summer holidays: Wed 21 December 2022.
When does school holidays start?
In 2022, school holidays start: Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022.
When do school holidays start VIC?
In 2022, school holidays VIC start: Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022.
When do school holidays start 2022?
In 2022, school holidays VIC start: Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022.
When does June holidays start 2022?
June holidays start on Sat 25 June 2022
When does school holidays start 2022?
April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; December holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When does school start 2022?
Term 1 VIC Monday 31 January 2022; Term 2 VIC Tuesday 26 April 2022; Term 3 VIC Monday 11 July 2022; Term 4 VIC Monday 3 October 2022
When does term 2 start 2022?
Term 2 Victoria starts Tuesday 26 April 2022
When does school holidays start VIC?
School holidays VIC start: Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022.
When do term 1 holidays start?
Term 1 Holidays VIC start: Saturday 9 April 2022
When do term 1 holidays start?
Term 1 Holidays Victoria: Friday 7 April 2023
When do school holidays start in Victoria?
Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022
When is school holidays VIC?
April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; December holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When are school holidays?
Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022
When are the Victorian school holidays?
April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Christmas holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When are the school holidays in Victoria?
April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Christmas holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When is term 1 holidays 2022?
Term 1 Holidays Victoria: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022
When is term 1 holidays 2023?
Term 1 Holidays Victoria: Friday 7 April 2023 - Sunday 23 April 2023
When are VIC school holidays?
In 2022, April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Christmas holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When is VIC school holidays?
In 2022, April holidays: Sat 9 April 2022; June holidays: Sat 25 June 2022; September holidays: Sat 17 September 2022; Summer holidays: Wed 21 December 2022
When does Term 2 end 2023?
Friday 23 June 2023
When does Term 3 start 2023?
Monday 10 July 2023
How long is Term 3 in Victoria 2022?
Term 3 in Victoria 2022 is about 10 weeks (Monday 11 July 2022 - Friday 16 September 2022)
When is term 3 2022 in Victoria?
Monday 11 July 2022 - Friday 16 September 2022
When is term 4 2022 in Victoria?
Monday 3 October 2022 - Tuesday 20 December 2022
When are Term 3 school holidays?
In Victoria, Term 3 school holidays: Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022. Term 4 starts on Monday, 3 October 2022
What day does Term 3 start 2023?
In Victoria, Term 3 starts Monday 10 July 2023
When are September school holidays in Victoria?
Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022
When is September school holidays 2022?
In Victoria, Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022
When are the next Victorian school holidays?
Victorian school holidays start: Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022.
When is the next school holiday 2022?
In Victoria, the next school holiday 2022: Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022.
When are school holidays VIC 2022?
Sat 9 April 2022 - Mon 25 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022 - Sun 10 July 2022; Sat 17 September 2022 - Sun 2 October 2022; Wed 21 December 2022 - Sun 29 January 2023
When is school holidays Victoria?
In 2022: Sat 9 April 2022 - Mon 25 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022 - Sun 10 July 2022; Sat 17 September 2022 - Sun 2 October 2022; Wed 21 December 2022 - Sun 29 January 2023
When does VIC school holidays start?
Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022
When does Victoria school holidays start?
Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022
When school start 2022?
In Victoria, Term 1 Monday 31 January 2022; Term 2 Tuesday 26 April 2022; Term 3 Monday 11 July 2022; Term 4 Monday 3 October 2022
What day does school start 2022?
In Victoria, Term 1 Monday 31 January 2022; Term 2 Tuesday 26 April 2022; Term 3 Monday 11 July 2022; Term 4 Monday 3 October 2022
When do July school holidays start?
In Victoria, July school holidays 2023 start on Saturday 24 June 2023
When is the school holidays 2022?
Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022
When is June school holidays 2023?
In Victoria, June school holidays 2023 start on Saturday 24 June 2023
When does Term 3 end 2022?
Friday 16 September 2022
When do school holidays end?
In Victoria, school holidays end Monday 25 April 2022; Sunday 10 July 2022; Sunday 2 October 2022; Sunday 29 January 2023
When does school end?
In Victoria, Term 1 ends: Friday 8 April 2022; Term 2 ends: Friday 24 June 2022; Term 3 ends: Friday 16 September 2022; Term 4 ends: Tuesday 20 December 2022
What dates are school holidays 2022?
Term 1 holidays: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022; Term 2 holidays: Saturday 25 June 2022 - Sunday 10 July 2022; Term 3 holidays: Saturday 17 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022; Term 4 holidays: Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Sunday 29 January 2023
When do school holidays finish?
In Victoria, school holidays finish Monday 25 April 2022; Sunday 10 July 2022; Sunday 2 October 2022; Sunday 29 January 2023
When does school go back in Victoria?
Monday 31 January 2022; Tuesday 26 April 2022; Monday 11 July 2022; Monday 3 October 2022; Monday 30 January 2023
When are Victoria school holidays?
Sat 9 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022; Sat 17 September 2022; Wed 21 December 2022
When school holidays 2022?
Sat 9 April 2022 - Mon 25 April 2022; Sat 25 June 2022 - Sun 10 July 2022; Sat 17 September 2022 - Sun 2 October 2022; Wed 21 December 2022 - Sun 29 January 2023
How many weeks is Term 3 Victoria 2022?
About 10 weeks. Term 3 dates: Monday 11 July 2022 - Friday 16 September 2022