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The White Hat Guide to

Holidays in the Northern Territory


Darwin and the Northern Territory

Public Holidays

  2022 2023
New Year’s Day 3rd January
(day in lieu for New Year’s Day on 1st)
2nd January
(day in lieu for New Year’s Day on 1st)
Australia Day 26th January 26th January
Good Friday 15th April 7th April
Easter Saturday 16th April 8th April
Easter Monday 18th April 10th April
ANZAC Day (restricted trading day) 25th April 25th April
May Day 2nd May 1st May
Queen’s Birthday 13th June 12th June
Picnic Day 1st August 7th August
Christmas Day 26th December
(day in lieu for Christmas Day on 25th)
25th December
Boxing Day 27th December
(day in lieu for Boxing Day on 26th)
26th December
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Regional Holidays

  2022 2023
Borroloola Show Day 19th August 18th August
Alice Springs Show Day 1st July 7th July
Tennant Creek Show Day 8th July 14th July
Katherine Show Day 15th July 21st July
Darwin Show Day 22nd July 28th July

School Term Dates

(Note: Theses holiday dates are the ones observed by state schools. Private schools often have a different holiday schedule.)

  2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027
School holidays until 30th Jan until 30th Jan until 29th Jan until 28th Jan until 27th Jan until 26th Jan
Term 1 31st Jan to 8th April 31st Jan to 6th April 30th Jan to 5th April 29th Jan to 4th April 28th Jan to 2nd April 27st Jan to 2nd April
School holidays 9th April to 18th April 7th April to 16th April 6th April to 14th April 5th April to 13th April 3rd April to 12th April 3rd April to 11th April
Term 2 19th April to 24th June 17th April to 23rd June 15th April to 21st June 14th April to 20th June 13th April to 19th June 12th April to 18th June
School holidays 25th June to 18th July 24th June to 17th July 22nd June to 15th July 21st June to 14th July 20th June to 13th July 19th June to 12th July
Term 3 19th July to 25th Sept 18th July to 22nd Sept 16th July to 20th Sept 15th July to 19th Sept 14th July to 18th Sept 13th July to 17th Sept
School holidays 26th Sept to 9th Oct 23rd Sept to 8th Oct 21st Sept to 6th Oct 20th Sept to 5th Oct 19th Sept to 4th Oct 18th Sept to 3rd Oct
Term 4 10th Oct to 15th Dec 9th Oct to 15th Dec 7th Oct to 13th Dec 6th Oct to 12th Dec 5th Oct to 11th Dec 4th Oct to 10th Dec
School holidays from 16th Dec from 16th Dec from 14th Dec from 13th Dec from 12th Dec from 11th Dec
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