Public and school holidays
NSW public holidays 2014-2015
|New Year's Day||Wednesday, 1 January||Thursday, 1 January|
|Australia Day||**Monday, 27 January||Monday, 26 January|
|Good Friday||Friday, 18 April||Friday, 3 April|
|Easter Saturday||Saturday, 19 April||Saturday, 4 April|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, 20 April||Sunday, 5 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday, 21 April||Monday, 6 April|
|ANZAC Day||Friday, 25 April||Saturday, 25 April|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday, 9 June||Monday, 8 June|
|*Bank Holiday||Monday, 4 August||Monday, 3 August|
|Labour Day||Monday, 6 October||Monday, 5 October|
|Christmas Day||Thursday, 25 December||Friday, 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Friday, 26 December||Saturday, 26 December|
|***Additional Day||Monday, 28 December|
* Applies to banks and certain financial institutions see Retail Trading Act 2008.
** From 31/12/11 when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday. For local public holidays and information for other states, see NSW public holidays - NSW Office of Industrial Relations.
*** When 26 December (Boxing Day) is a Saturday, there is to be an additional public holiday on the following Monday.
NSW school terms
|Term 1||Eastern Division: 29 January - 11 April
Western Division: 5 February - 11 April
|Eastern Division: 28 January - 2 April
Western Division: 4 February - 2 April
|Term 2||29 April - 27 June||21 April - 26 June|
|Term 3||15 July - 19 September||14 July - 18 September|
|Term 4||7 October - 19 December||6 October - 16 December|
For more information see NSW school calendar.
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