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School terms and public holidays NSW Government schools (2015–2017)

Source: New South Wales Department of Education and Communities. This information (and TAFE teaching and vacation dates) 1300 301 146

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NSW Government schools term dates 2015–2017
  2015 2016 2017
*School development days occur at the beginning of Terms 1, 2 and 3 and the last two days of the school year. Check with your school, as schools may vary some of these dates.
Term 1 Tuesday, 27 January to
Thursday, 02 April
Wednesday, 27 January to
Friday, 08 April
Friday, 27 January to
Friday, 07 April
Term 2 Monday, 20 April to
Friday, 26 June
Tuesday, 26 April to
Friday, 01 July
Monday, 24 April to
Friday, 30 June
Term 3 Monday, 13 July to
Friday, 18 September
Monday, 18 July to
Friday, 23 September
Monday, 17 July to
Friday, 22 September
Term 4 Tuesday, 06 October to
Friday, 18 December
Monday, 10 October to
Tuesday, 20 December
Monday, 09 October to
Tuesday, 19 December
NSW public holidays 2015–2017
2015 2016 2017
¹Applies to banks and certain financial institutions - see Retail Trading Act 2008.
²From 31/12/11 when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday.
³From 31/12/11, the Holiday Act provides for an extra public holiday to be added when Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a weekend
New Year’s Day Thursday, 01 January Friday, 01 January Sunday, 01 January
³Additional Day     Monday, 02 January
Australia Day Monday, 26 January Tuesday, 26 January Thursday, 26 January
Good Friday Friday, 03 April Friday, 25 March Friday, 14 April
Easter Saturday Saturday, 04 April Saturday, 26 March Saturday, 15 April
Easter Sunday Sunday, 05 April Sunday, 27 March Sunday, 16 April
Easter Monday Monday, 6 April Monday, 28 March Monday, 17 April
Anzac Day Saturday, 25 April Monday, 25 April Tuesday, 25 April
Queen’s Birthday Monday, 08 June Monday, 13 June Monday, 12 June
¹Bank Holiday Monday, 03 August Monday, 01 August Monday, 07 August
Labour Day Monday, 05 October Monday, 03 October Monday, 02 October
Christmas Day Friday, 25 December Sunday, 25 December Monday, 25 December
²Additional Day   Tuesday, 27 December  
Boxing Day Saturday, 26 December Monday, 26 December Tuesday, 26 December
³Additional Day Monday, 28 December    

For further information:

NSW Government Schools Term Dates
(NSW Department of Education and Communities)
NSW Government Schools Holiday Dates
(NSW Department of Education and Communities)
NSW Public Holidays
(NSW Industrial Relations)
School Terms for all Australian States and Territories
(Australian Government)
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