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2024 School & Public Holidays on the Gold Coast, QLD

A comprehensive list of the school term dates and school holidays for Queensland, as well as the Gold Coast public holidays. With variations across states, it's a clever idea to note these in your calendar now.
2024 Gold Coast & QLD school term dates & public holidays

Gold Coast & QLD Public Holidays 2024

New Year's Day

Mon, 1 Jan 2024

Australia Day

Fri, 26 Jan 2024

Good Friday

Fri, 29 Mar 2024

Easter Sunday

Sun, 31 Mar 2024

Easter Monday

Mon, 1 Apr 2024

Anzac Day

Thu, 25 Apr 2024

Labour Day

Mon, 6 May 2024

Gold Coast Show Day^

Fri, 30 Aug 2024

King's Birthday (formerly Queen's Birthday)

Mon, 7 Oct 2024

Christmas Eve (6pm-midnight)

Tue, 24 Dec 2024

Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Wed, 25 Dec 2024 & Thu, 26 Dec 2024

^Show Holidays are public holidays appointed in specific districts throughout Queensland and are in relation to annual agricultural, horticultural or industrial shows. The Gold Coast Show Holiday will be held 30 August 2024.

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Gold Coast School Holidays & Term Dates 2024


These term dates apply to all Queensland state schools. Most independent, private and catholic schools observe alternative dates, often you'll find they have an additional week off at the start of the state holiday week in term 2 and term 4.

Term 1 - 2024

School term dates

Mon 22 Jan - Thu 28 Mar

School holidays (Easter)

Fri 29 Mar - Sun 14 Apr

Term 2 - 2024

School term dates

Mon 15 Apr - Fri 21 Jun

School holidays (Winter)

Sat 22 Jun - Sun 7 Jul

Term 3 - 2024

School term dates

Mon 8 Jul - Fri 13 Sep

Student/pupil free day

Fri 30 Aug

School holidays (Spring)

Sat 14 Sep - Sun 29 Sep

Term 4 - 2024

School term dates

Mon 30 Sep - Fri 13 Dec

School holidays (Summer)

Sat 14 Dec - Mon 27 Jan

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