Term Dates

South Australian State Schools Term Dates

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
2017 30 Jan - 13 Apr 1 May - 7 Jul 24 Jul - 29 Sep 16 Oct - 15 Dec
2018 29 Jan - 13 Apr 30 April - 6 Jul 23 Jul - 28 Sep 15 Oct - 14 Dec>
2019 29 Jan - 12 Apr 29 Apr - 5 Jul 23 Jul - 28 Sep 15 Oct - 14 Dec
2020 28 Jan - 9 Apr 27 April - 3 Jul 20 Jul -25 Sep 12 Oct - 11 Dec
2021 1 Feb - 16 Apr 3 May - 9 Jul 26 Jul - 1 Oct 18 Oct - 17 Dec

This information is current as of Jan 2017.

To confirm this information, please contact the Department for Education & Child Development on 8226 1083.

South Australian Public Holidays

Public holiday dates for 2017, 2018 and 2019

Holiday 2017 2018 2019
New Year's Day
1 January - if that date falls on a Saturday the public holiday transfers to the following Monday. If that date falls on a Sunday that day and the following Monday will be public holidays.
Monday 2 January Monday 1 January Tuesday 1 January
Australia Day
26 January - if that date falls on a Saturday the public holiday transfers to the following Monday. If that date falls on a Sunday that day and the following Monday will be public holidays.
Thursday, 26 January Friday, 26 January Monday 28 January
March public holiday
The Holidays Act 1910 provides for the third Monday in May to be a public holiday. Since 2006 this public holiday has been observed on the second Monday in March through the issuing of a special Proclamation by the Governor.
Monday, 13 March Monday, 12 March Monday, 11 March
Good Friday
Varies according to lunar cycle.
Friday, 14 April Friday, 30 March Friday, 19 April
The day after Good Friday
Commonly referred to as Easter Saturday. Varies according to the lunar cycle.
Saturday, 15 April Saturday, 31 March Saturday, 20 April
Easter Monday
The day after Easter Sunday. Varies according to lunar cycle.
Monday, 17 April Monday, 2 April Monday, 22 April
Anzac Day
25 April - if the date falls on a Saturday, the public holiday is observed on that Saturday. If that date falls on a Sunday that day and the following Monday will be public holidays.
Tuesday, 25 April Wednesday, 25 April Thursday, 25 April
Queen's Birthday and Volunteer's Day
Second Monday in June.
Monday, 12 June Monday, 11 June Monday, 10 June
Labour Day
First Monday in October.
Monday, 2 October Monday, 1 October Monday, 7 October
Christmas Eve
24 December is a part-day public holiday from 7 pm to 12 midnight (from 2012)
Sunday, 24 December
7pm - midnight
Monday, 24 December
7pm - midnight
Tuesday, 24 December
7pm - midnight
Christmas Day
25 December - if that date falls on a Saturday the public holiday transfers to the following Monday. If that date falls on a Sunday that day and the following Monday will be public holidays.
Monday, 25 December Tuesday, 25 December Monday, 25 December
Proclamation Day public holiday
26 December - if that date falls on a Saturday the public holiday transfers to the following Monday. If that date falls on a Sunday or a Monday that day and the following Tuesday will be public holidays.
Tuesday, 26 December
(substitute day as 26 December falls on a Saturday)
Wednesday, 26 December
(additional day as 26 December is the Christmas Day public holiday)
Thursday, 26 December
New Year's Eve
31 December is a part-day public holiday from 7 pm to 12 midnight (from 2012)
Sunday, 31 December
7pm - midnight
Monday, 31 December
7pm - midnight
Tuesday, 31 December
7 pm - midnight

** In addition to the public holidays listed above, every Sunday is nominally a public holiday and bank holiday in South Australia.

This information is current as of Jan 2017 To confirm this information, please contact the Department of Education and Children's Services on 8226 0254 or phone the number provided above.