It’s officially 2022! WHAT A RIDE! To help you plan ahead, we’ve compiled a complete list of Australian 2022 school term dates and public holidays for each state.

Simply find your state below to check the dates and fill them in your calendar so you can plan around them. Let’s DO THIS (and keep an eye out for a possible camping get-away long weekend!)


2022 School Term Dates and Public Holidays by State

VICTORIA

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Friday 28th January, Monday 31st January (Government schools) – 8th April
  • Term 2: Tuesday 26th April – Friday 24th June
  • Term 3: Monday 11th July – Friday 16th September
  • Term 4: Monday 3rd October – Tuesday 20th December

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Labour Day – Monday 14th March
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Saturday before Easter Sunday – Saturday 16th April
  • Easter Sunday – Sunday 17th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 13th June
  • AFL Grand Final Friday – TBA – typically last Friday in September
  • Melbourne Cup – Tuesday 1st November
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

New South Wales

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Friday 28th January (Eastern division), Friday 4th February (Western division) – Friday 8 April
  • Term 2: Tuesday 26th April – Friday 1st July
  • Term 3: Monday 18 July – Friday 23rd September
  • Term 4: Monday 10th October – Tuesday 20th December

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Saturday before Easter Sunday – Saturday 16th April
  • Easter Sunday – Sunday 17th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 13th June
  • Bank Holiday – Monday 1st August
  • Labour Day – Monday 3rd October
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

QUEENSLAND

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Monday 24th January – Friday 1st April
  • Term 2: 19th  April – Friday 24th June
  • Term 3: Monday 11th July – Friday 16th September
  • Term 4: Tuesday 4th October – Friday 9th December

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Saturday before Easter Sunday – Saturday 16th April
  • Easter Sunday – Sunday 17th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • Labour Day – Monday 2nd May
  • Royal Queensland Show – Wednesday 10th August
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 3rd October
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Monday 31st January – Thursday 14th April
  • Term 2: Monday 2nd May – Friday 8th July
  • Term 3: Monday 25st July – Friday 30th September
  • Term 4: Monday 17th October – Friday 16th December

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Adelaide Cup Day – Monday 14th March
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Easter Saturday – Saturday 16th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 13th June
  • Labour Day – Monday 3rd October
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Monday 31st January – Friday 8 April
  • Term 2: Tuesday 26th April – Friday 1st July
  • Term 3: Monday 18th July – Friday 23rd September
  • Term 4: Monday 10th October – Thursday 15th December

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Labour Day – Monday 7th March
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • Western Australia Day – Monday 6th June
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 26th September
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Monday 31st January (new students), Tuesday 1st February (continuing students) – Friday 8th April
  • Term 2: Tuesday 26th April – Friday 1st July
  • Term 3: Monday 18th July – Friday 23rd September
  • Term 4: Monday 10th October – Friday 16th December

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Canberra Day – Monday 14th March
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Easter Saturday – Saturday 16th April
  • Easter Sunday – Sunday 17th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • Reconciliation Day – Monday 30th May
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 13th June
  • Labour Day – Monday 3rd October
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

TASMANIA

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Wednesday 9th February – Wednesday 13th April (schools), Thursday 14th April (colleges)
  • Term 2: Monday 2nd May – Friday 8th July
  • Term 3: Tuesday 26th July – Friday 30th September
  • Term 4: Monday 17th October – Wednesday 21st December

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Davenport Cup – Wednesday 5th January (regional holiday)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Royal Hobart Regatta – Monday 14th February (regional holiday)
  • Launceston Cup – Wednesday 23rd February (regional holiday)
  • King Island Show – Tuesday 1st March (regional holiday)
  • Eight Hours Day – Monday 14th March
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Easter Tuesday – Tuesday 19th April (generally public service only)
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • AGFEST – Friday 6th May (regional holiday)
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 13th June
  • Burnie Show – Friday 30th September
  • Royal Launceston Show – Thursday 6th October (regional holiday)
  • Flinders Island Show – Friday 14th October (regional holiday)
  • Royal Hobart Show – Thursday 20th October (regional holiday)
  • Recreation Day – Monday 7th November (regional holiday)
  • Davenport Show – Friday 25th November (regional holiday)
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

NORTHERN TERRITORY

2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES

  • Term 1: Monday 31st January, Tuesday 1st February (remote schools) – Friday 8th April
  • Term 2: Tuesday 19th April – Friday 24th June
  • Term 3: Tuesday 19th July – Friday 23rd September
  • Term 4: Monday 10th October – Thursday 15 December, Friday 16th December (remote schools)

2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • New Year’s Day – Saturday 1st January AND Monday 3rd January (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Australia Day – Wednesday 26th January
  • Adelaide Cup Day – Monday 14th March
  • Good Friday – Friday 15th April
  • Easter Saturday – Saturday 16th April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 18th April
  • Anzac Day – Monday 25th April
  • May Day – Monday 2nd May
  • Queen’s Birthday – Monday 13th June
  • Picnic Day – Monday 1st August
  • Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December AND Tuesday 27th December (due to falling on a weekend)
  • Boxing Day – Monday 26th December

School term dates for 2022
School term dates for 2022 in, LET’S DO THIS. Source: Bigstock

With public holiday dates and school term dates for 2022 pencilled in, we’re ready to crack on with the year ahead, right? RIGHT.

Make sure to browse our Back to School section for all the advice and information you need to get the new school year off to a great start, including these time and sanity-saving clever school lunch box hacks!

Finally, now that you have your calendar sorted, don’t forget to join us over on Facebook to keep up to date with what’s happening in our Mum Central community too.

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