Victoria School Holidays, Term Dates, and Public Holidays in 2024

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The official dates of Victorian school holidays, public holidays, and school terms in Victoria make planning easier.

When Students or parents are asking for, “When does school start in 2024?”, “When does school holidays start?” or “When is school holidays VIC?” or “When does Term 4 end?”– you’ll findout the key dates at School Finder. Checkout the below for the final dates of school holidays.

Victoria and Melbourne School Holidays 2024

We have official dates for April, Easter, July, September, Christmas, and Canberra long weekends. Visit our website to find out the dates and plan your holiday. This helps make your holidays more enjoyable by providing you with all the necessary information, making it easier to enjoy your vacation.

Victorian school holidays, school terms and public holidays 2024

2024 School Terms Victoria

VIC SCHOOL TERM VIC TERM DATES 2024*
Term 1 2024 Tuesday 30 January 2024 - Thursday 28 March 2024
Term 2 2024 Monday 15 April 2024 - Friday 28 June 2024
Term 3 2024 Monday 15 July 2024 - Friday 20 September 2024
Term 4 2024 Monday 07 October 2024 - Friday 20 December 2024

2024 VIC School Holidays

VIC SCHOOL TERM SCHOOL HOLIDAY DATES VICTORIA*
Term 1 Holidays School holidays Easter 2024 (Autumn):

Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024
School starts on Monday 15 April 2024

Term 2 Holidays June - July school holidays 2024 (Winter):

Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024
School term starts on Monday 15 July 2024

Term 3 Holidays September school holidays 2024 (Spring):

Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024
School starts on Monday 7 October 2024

Term 4 Holidays Christmas school holidays 2024 (Summer):

Saturday 21 December 2024 - Tuesday 28 January 2025
Kids go back to school 2025: Wednesday 29 January 2025

2024 Victoria Public Holidays

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS VICTORIA 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAY DATE*
New Year’s Day Monday 1 January 2024
Australia Day Friday 26 January 2024
Labour Day Monday 11 March 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
King's Birthday Monday 10 June 2024
AFL Grand Final Friday Friday 27 September 2024
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 5 November 2024
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December 2024
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December 2024

Basic Guideline for Public Holidays in VIC (Victoria):​

On weekends, New Year’s Day, Anzac Day, or Christmas Day, the following Monday is also a public holiday.

Boxing Day falls on a Saturday, followed by the following Monday, and on a Sunday or Monday, the following Tuesday is also a public holiday.

The AFL Grand Final typically takes place on the last Friday in September, unless an alternate date is announced by the AFL.

Melbourne Cup Day is a public holiday in Victoria, unless a non-metro council announces an alternate local holiday for the event.

FAQ For Victoria School Holidays

Here are the school holidays in Victoria for 2024:
  • Easter break: Friday, March 29, 2024, to Sunday, April 14, 2024
  • June holidays: Saturday, June 29, 2024, to Sunday, July 14, 2024
  • September break: Saturday, September 21, 2024, to Sunday, October 6, 2024
  • Christmas holidays: Saturday, December 21, 2024, to Tuesday, January 28, 2025
  • VIC school holidays start as follows:
    Easter school holidays: Friday 29 March 2024;
    June school holidays: Saturday 29 June 2024;
    September school holidays: Saturday 21 September 2024;
    Christmas school holidays: Saturday 21 December 2024
    The VIC schools start in 2024 :
    Term 1 2024: Tuesday 30 January 2024;
    Term 2 2024: Monday 15 April 2024;
    Term 3 2024: Monday 15 July 2024;
    Term 4 2024: Monday 7 October 2024.
    Yes, Easter Monday is recognized as a public holiday in Victoria, and in 2024, it will occur on Monday, April 1st.
    The school year in Victoria consists of approximately 40 to 41 weeks. Here’s the breakdown for the number of weeks in each term in Victoria for 2024:
  • Term 1 2024: Approximately 9 weeks.
  • Term 2 2024: Approximately 11 weeks.
  • Term 3 2024: Approximately 10 weeks.
  • Term 4 2024: Approximately 11 weeks.
  • Victoria has 13 public holidays in total, including:
  • New Year’s Day,
  • Australia Day,
  • Labour Day,
  • Good Friday,
  • Saturday before Easter Sunday,
  • Easter Sunday,
  • Easter Monday,
  • Anzac Day,
  • King’s Birthday,
  • AFL Grand Final,
  • Melbourne Cup,
  • Christmas Day and
  • Boxing Day.
  • In Victoria, the winter school holidays for 2024 commence on Saturday, June 29th, and conclude on Sunday, July 14th.