NT School Holidays, Public Holidays, Terms, and Long Weekends {Updated for 2025}

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The Public Holidays Act 1981 governs public holidays in the Northern Territory (NT) and applies to all businesses in the region.

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NT School Terms and Holidays 2025 Overview

The page provides a calendar of 2025 public holidays for the Northern Territory, which may be subject to modification as official changes are announced.

NT School Holidays, Term Dates & Public Holidays 2025 List

NT School Holidays 2025

Schools Holidays 2025
The first day of school in 2025 is 29 Jan 2025 (Wed)
Autumn School Holidays 5 Apr 2025 (Sat) – 13 Apr 2025 (Sun)
Winter School Holidays 19 Jun 2025 (Sat) – 16 Jul 2025 (Mon)
Spring School Holidays 20 Sep 2025 (Sat) – 7 Oct 2025 (Sun)
Summer School Holidays 13 Dec 2025 (Fri) – 27 jan 2026 (Tue)

NT Schools Term Dates 2025

Schools Term Dates 2025
Term 1 7 Apr 2025 (Mon)- 11 Apr 2025 (Fri)
Term 2 23 Jun 2025 (Mon) – 14 Jul 2025 (Mon)
Term 3 22 Sep 2025 (Mon) – 3 Oct 2025 (Fri)
Term 4 15 Dec 2025 (Mon) – 27 Jan 2026 (Tue)

NT Public Holidays 2025

Public Holiday 2025
New Year Day1 January 2025 (Wednesday)
Australia Day 27 January 2025 (Monday)
Good Friday18 Apr (Friday)
Day following Good Friday19 Apr (Saturday)
Easter Sunday20 April 2025 (Sunday)
Easter Monday21 April 2025 (Monday)
Anzac Day25 April 2025 (Friday)
May Day5 May (Monday)
King's Birthday9 Jun (Monday)
Alice Springs Show Day4 Jul (Friday)
Tennant Creek Show Day11 Jul (Friday)
Katherine Show Day18 Jul (Friday)
Darwin Show Day25 Jul (Friday)
Picnic Day4 Aug (Monday)
Borroloola Show Day15 Aug (Friday)
Christmas Eve *24 Dec (Wednesday)
Christmas Day25 Dec (Thursday)
Boxing Day26 Dec (Friday)
New Year's Eve *31 Dec (Wednesday)

*Please note all public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publishing, but may be subject to change. Reference