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WA school and public holidays mostly commemorate landmark Australian historic events, or religious celebrations, with an average of ten public holidays per year.

Should a State holiday fall on a weekend, the extra day's holiday is taken the first working day following.


Public Holidays in Western Australia for 2014

New Year's Day - Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day - Monday 27 January
Labour Day - Monday 3 March
Good Friday - Friday 18 April
Easter Monday - Monday 21 April
ANZAC Day - Friday 25 April
 Western Australia Day - Monday 2 June
Queen's Birthday - Monday 29 September*
Christmas Day - Thursday 25 December
Boxing Day - Friday 26 December


Public Holiday in Western Australia for 2015

New Year's Day - Thursday 1 January
Australia Day - Monday 26 January
Labour Day - Monday 2 March
Good Friday - Friday 3 April
Easter Monday - Monday 6 April
ANZAC Day - Saturday 25 and Monday 27 April
Western Australia Day - Monday 1 June
Queen's Birthday - Monday 28 September*
Christmas Day - Friday 25 December
Boxing Day - Saturday 26 and Monday 28 December

*The Queen's Birthday public holiday will be confirmed upon G​azettal.

The above information has been sourced from Western Australia's Department of Commerce.


WA School Holidays for 2014*

 Autumn (Term 1) - 12 to 27 April 2014
 Winter (Term 2) - 5 to 20 July 2014
 Spring (Term 3) - 27 September to 12 October 2014
 Summer (Term 4) - 19 December 2014​ to 1 February 2015


WA School Holidays for 2015*

Autumn (Term 1) - 3 to 19 April 2015
Winter (Term 2) - 4 to 19 July 2015
Spring (Term 3) - 26 September to 11 October 2015
Summer (Term 4) - 18 December 2015​​ to 31 January 2016


*Preliminary dates only: to be confirmed.

Visitors should be aware that school holiday periods in other states may differ from Western Australia's holiday calendar.

The WA school holiday information has been sourced from Western Australia's Department of Education and Training.

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