Darwin NT School Holidays, Terms, and Public Holidays for 2024

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The availability of official dates for Northern Territory school holidays, NT school terms, and public holidays 2024 simplifies planning.

When Students or parents are asking for, “When does school start in 2024?”, “When does school holidays start?” or “When is school holidays NT?” – you’ll findout the key dates at School Finder. Checkout the below for the final dates of school holidays.

Northern Territory and Darwin School Holidays

We have official dates for various school holidays in 2024, including Easter, April, July, September, Christmas, and NT long weekends, to ensure your convenience. Just visit our website and find out the dates and plan your holiday and enjoy. It is helpful for making your holidays more enjoyable because you already know all the dates of your holidays. So it is easy for you to plan your holidays.

NT school holidays, term dates and public holidays 2024 List

Most NT government schools have consistent school holiday dates, while urban and remote schools may have different start and end dates. Gunbalanya school has a flexible term and holiday dates to acknowledge community activities. Private school students should check with their school for holiday dates.

2024 NT School Terms: Darwin

NT SCHOOL TERM 2024 NT SCHOOL TERM DATES 2024*
Term 1 2024 Tuesday 30 January 2024 - Friday 05 April 2024

Teachers start: Monday 29 January 2024

Term 2 2024 Tuesday 16 April 2024 - Friday 21 June 2024

Teachers start: Monday 15 April 2024

Term 3 2024 Tuesday 16 July 2024 - Friday 20 September 2024

Teachers start:Monday 15 July 2024

Term 4 2024 Tuesday 08 October 2024 - Thursday 12 December 2024

Teachers start: Monday 7 October 2024

2024 NT School Holidays: Darwin, Alice Springs

NT SCHOOL TERM 2024 NT SCHOOL HOLIDAY DATES 2024*
Term 1 Holidays April school holidays 2024 NT:

Saturday 06 April 2024 - Monday 15 April 2024

Term 2 starts on Monday 15 April 2024 (teachers) / Tuesday 16 April 2024 (students)

Term 2 Holidays June July school holidays 2024 NT:

Saturday 22 June 2024 - Monday 15 July 2024

Term 3 starts on Monday 15 July 2024 (teachers) / Tuesday 16 July 2024 (kids)

Term 3 Holidays September school holidays NT:

Saturday 21 September 2024 - Monday 07 October 2024

Term 4 starts on Monday 7 October 2024 (teachers) / Tuesday 8 October (students)

Term 4 Holidays Christmas school holidays 2024 NT:

Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 28 January 2025

Teachers return to school 2025: Tuesday 28 January 2025.
Kids go back to school 2025: Wednesday 29 January 2025.

2024 NT Public Holidays: Darwin, Alice Springs

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS NT 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAY DARWIN DATES*
New Year’s Day Monday 1 January 2024
Australia Day Friday 26 January 2024
Good Friday Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Saturday Saturday 30 March 2024
Easter Sunday Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday Monday 1 April 2024
ANZAC Day Thursday 25 April 2024
May Day Monday 6 May 2024
King's Birthday Monday 10 June 2024
Picnic Day Monday 5 August 2024
Christmas Eve Tuesday 24 December 2024
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December 2024
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December 2024
New Year's Eve Tuesday 31 December 2024

2024 NT Regional Holidays

REGIONAL HOLIDAYS NT 2024 REGIONAL HOLIDAY DATES*
Alice Springs Show Day Friday 5 July 2024
Tennant Creek Show Day Friday 12 July 2024
Katherine Show Day Friday 19 July 2024
Darwin Show Day Friday 26 July 2024
Borroloola Show Day Friday 16 August 2024

Guideline for public holidays Northern Territory:

New Year’s Day, Anzac Day, and Christmas Day are public holidays if they fall on weekends (Saturday or Sunday). Boxing Day falls on Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. To check regional holidays, visit the NT show day regions map. Regional holidays can be found on the map.