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Western Australia's 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 Gazettal.

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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