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The White Hat Guide to

Holidays in the Northern Territory


Darwin and the Northern Territory

Public Holidays

  2019 2020
New Year’s Day 1st January 1st January
Australia Day 28th January
(day in lieu for Australia Day on 26th)
27th January
(day in lieu for Australia Day on 26th)
Good Friday 19th April 10th April
Easter Saturday 20th April 11th April
Easter Monday 22nd April 13th April
ANZAC Day  (restricted trading day) 25th April 25th April
May Day 6th May 4th May
Queen’s Birthday 10th June 8th June
Picnic Day 5th August 3rd August
Christmas Day 25th December 25th December
Boxing Day 26th December 26th December
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Regional Holidays

  2019 2020
Borroloola Show Day 28th June 26th June
Alice Springs Show Day 5th July 3rd July
Tennant Creek Show Day 12th July 10th July
Katherine Show Day 19th July 17th July
Darwin Show Day 16th July 24th July

School Term Dates

(Note: Theses holiday dates are the ones observed by state schools. Private schools often have a different holiday schedule.) If you are looking for school holiday ideas for children, try Children's Activities in Melbourne or The White Hat Guide to 20 Things to do with children in Melbourne during the School Term Dates

  2019 2020
Term 1 29th Jan - 12th April 28th Jan - 9th April
Term 2 23rd April - 28th June 20th April - 26th June
Term 3 23rd July - 27th Sept 21st July - 25th September
Term 4 14th Oct - 12th Dec 12th Oct - 17th Dec
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