2017 Public Holidays and School Term Dates


Hanging out for the next Public Holiday? Or planning your next holiday away? Here are the Public Holidays and School Term dates for 2017.

Public Holidays

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  • January 1st (Sun) - New Years Day
  • January 2nd (Mon) - New Years Day Public Holiday
  • January 26th (Thu) - Australia Day
  • April 14th (Fri) - Good Friday
  • April 15th (Sat) - Easter Saturday
  • April 17th (Mon) - Easter Monday
  • April 25th (Tue) - ANZAC Day
  • May 1st (Mon) - Labour Day
  • August 14th (Mon) - Ekka Show Day (MBR area workers & schools only)
  • August 16th (Wed) - Ekka Show Day (Brisbane workers only)
  • October 2nd (Mon) - Queen's Birthday
  • December 25th (Mon) - Christmas Day
  • December 26th (Tue) - Boxing Day

 

When does school begin again for 2017?

The official start date according to Qld Education is Monday 23rd January. However depending on your school & your child's year level, the start date maybe later in the week. So it is best to check your School's website. Plus don't forget Thursday of that week is the Australia Day Public Holiday.
 

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School Term Dates

  • Term 1: Mon, 23rd January* - Fri, 31st March
    (*note: Catholic Schools start Term 1 on Tues, 24th January)
  • Term 2: Tue, 18th April - Fri, 23rd June
  • Term 3: Mon, 10th July - Fri, 15th September
  • Term 4: Tue, 3rd October - Fri, 8th December**
    (note: Year 10 & 11 finishing Fri ,24th November; and Year 12 finishing Fri 17th November)
    (**note: Catholic Schools finish on Fri, 1st December)

2017 Pupil Free Days

  • 16th October

 

Other Local Special Dates