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Australian Public Holidays (vacations) 2008

Major Public Holidays in Australia for 2008

New Year's Day Tuesday, 1 January
Australia Day Monday, 28 January
Good Friday Friday, 21 March
Easter Saturday Saturday, 22 March
Easter Monday Monday, 24 March
Anzac Day Friday, 25 April
Queen's Birthday Monday, 9 June
**Bank Holiday Monday, 4 August
Labour Day Monday, 6 October
Christmas Day Thursday, 25 December
Boxing Day Friday, 26 December

* Yet to be proclaimed

Please note, Australian States may celebrate different public holidays such as Labour Day and the Queen's Birthday.

Australian School Holidays (vacations) 2008

Australian Capital Territory

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 1 February - 11 April 12 April - 27 April
2nd Term 28 April - 4 July 5 July - 20 July
3rd Term 21 July - 26 September 27 September - 12 October
4th Term 13 October - 19 December 20 December -

New South Wales

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 29 January - 11 April 12 April - 27 April
2nd Term 28 April - 04 July 5 July - 20 July
3rd Term 21 July - 26 September 27 September - 12 October
4th Term 13 October - 19 December 20 December -

Northern Territory

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 30 January - 4 April 5 April - 13 April
2nd Term 14 April - 20 June 21 June - 20 July
3rd Term 21 July - 26 September 27 September - 5 October
4th Term 6 October - 12 December 13 December -

Queensland

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 29 January - 4 April 5 April - 13 April
2nd Term 14 April - 27 June 28 June - 13 July
3rd Term 14 July - 19 September 20 September - 5 October
4th Term 6 October - 12 December 13 December -

South Australia

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 29 January – 11 April 12 April - 27 April
2nd Term 28 April - 4 July 5 July - 20 July
3rd Term 21 July - 26 September 27 September - 12 October
4th Term 13 October - 12 December 13 December -

Tasmania

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 14 February - 30 May 31 May - 15 June
2nd Term 16 June - 5 September 6 September - 21 September
3rd Term 22 September - 18 December 19 December - 

Victoria

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 29 January - 20 March 21 March - 6 April
2nd Term 7 April - 27 June 28 June - 13 July
3rd Term 14 July - 19 September 20 September - 5 October
4th Term 6 October - 19 December 20 December -

Western Australia

  TERM DATES HOLIDAYS
1st Term 4 February - 11 April 12 April - 27 April
2nd Term 28 April – 4 July 5 July – 20 July
3rd Term 21 July – 26 September 27 September – 12 October
4th Term 13 October - 16 December 17 December -

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