Term Dates

​​​​​School and kindergarten term dates - 2017 to 2025

2017

Term 1: 30 January (school teachers start) to 31 March *
Term 2: 18 April (Tuesday) to 30 June
Term 3: 17 July to 22 September
Term 4: 9 October to 22 December

2018

Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 29 March (Thursday) *
Term 2: 16 April to 29 June
Term 3: 16 July to 21 September
Term 4: 8 October to 21 December

2019

Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 5 April *
Term 2: 23 April to 28 June
Term 3: 15 July to 20 September
Term 4: 7 October to 20 December

2020

Term 1: 28 January (school teachers start) to 27 March *
Term 2: 14 April to 26 June
Term 3: 13 July to 18 September
Term 4: 5 October to 18 December

2021

Term 1: 27 January (school teachers start) to 1 April *
Term 2: 19 April to 25 June
Term 3: 12 July to 17 September
Term 4: 4 October to 17 December

2022

Term 1: 28 January (school teachers start) to 8 April *
Term 2: 26 April to 24 June
Term 3: 11 July to 16 September
Term 4: 3 October to 20 December

2023

Term 1: 27 January (school teachers start) to 6 April *
Term 2: 24 April to 23 June
Term 3: 10 July to 15 September
Term 4: 2 October to 20 December

2024

Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 28 March *
Term 2: 15 April to 28 June
Term 3: 15 July to 20 September
Term 4: 7 October to 20 December​

2025

Term 1: 28 January (school teachers start) to 4 April *
Term 2: 22 April to 4 July
Term 3: 21 July to 19 September
Term 4: 6 October to 19 December​​

* The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students. Each year government schools are provided with four student-free days for professional development, school planning and ​administration, curriculum development, and student assessment and reporting purposes. The remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school, so contact your school for details.

For term dates in previous years, see: Term Dates - Previous Years

For a list of Victorian Public Holidays, see: Business Victoria

For a list of non-Metropolitan public holidays (outside of Melbourne), see: Business Victoria

Other Australian states and territories school term dates

To find information on term dates in other states, see the relevant education department: