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WA School and Public Holidays
Should a State holiday fall on a weekend, the extra day's holiday is taken the first working day following.
School Holidays for 2013
|Term 1||Monday 4 February - Friday 19 April|
|Break||Saturday 20 April – Sunday 5 May|
|Term 2||Monday 6 May – Friday 5 July|
|Break||Saturday 6 July – Sunday 21 July|
|Term 3||Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September|
|Break||Saturday 28 September - Sunday 13 October|
|Term 4||Monday 14 October - Thursday 19 December|
School Holidays for 2014
|Term 1||Monday 3 February - Friday 11 April|
|Break||Saturday 12 April - Sunday 27 April|
|Term 2||Monday 28 April - Friday 4 July|
|Break||Saturday 5 July - Sunday 20 July|
|Term 3||Monday 21 July - Friday 26 September|
|Break||Saturday 27 September - Sunday 12 October|
|Term 4||Monday 13 October - Thursday 18 December|
Some WA awards provide for the public holiday to be observed on the next working day if the holiday falls on a weekend, while other awards and the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act provide for the actual day only to be the public holiday.
|New Year's Day||Tuesday 1 January||Wednesday 1 January||Thursday 1 January|
|Australia Day||Monday 28 January||
Monday 27 January
|Monday 26 January|
|Labour Day||Monday 4 March||Monday 3 March||Monday 2 March|
|Good Friday||Friday 29 March||Friday 18 April||Friday 3 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 1 April||Monday 21 April||Monday 6 April|
|ANZAC Day||Thursday 25 April||Friday 25 April||Saturday 25 and Monday 27 April|
|Western Australia Day||Monday 3 June||Monday 2 June||Monday 1 June|
Queen's Birthday* #
|Monday 30 September||Monday 29 September*||Monday 28 September*|
|Christmas Day||Wednesday 25 December||Thursday 25 December||Friday 25 December|
|Boxing Day**||Thursday 26 December||Friday 26 December||Saturday 26 and Monday 28 December|
*The Queen’s Birthday public holiday will be confirmed upon gazettal.
**The additional Christmas Day public holiday falls on Boxing Day.
#Non-metropolitan local authorities may celebrate the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday on an alternative date, see the regional dates listed below.
Visitors should be aware that school holiday periods in other states may differ from Western Australia's holiday calendar.
The above information has been sourced from Western Australia's Department of Commerce.