School and public holidays

Western Australia's public holidays 2016

New Year's Day – 1 January
Australia Day – 26 January
Labour Day – 7 March
Good Friday – 25 March
Easter Monday – 28 March
ANZAC Day – 25 April
Western Australia Day – 6 June
Queen’s Birthday – 26 September
Christmas Day – 25 December
Boxing Day – 26 December 


Western Australia's school holidays 2016

9 April -25 April
2 July - 17 July
24 September - 9 October
16 December - 31 January 2017

On average, Western Australia has 10 public holidays per year, most of which commemorate landmark Australian historic events, or religious celebrations. Should a State holiday fall on a weekend, the extra day’s holiday is taken on the Monday. 

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

 

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