Commence Week Semester Dates Public Holidays ACU Events Government School Term Dates 2023
ACT NSW Qld SA Vic
26 December 2022 1 Recess






2 January 2023 2 Recess New Year's Day additional public holiday:
Monday
2 January 2023
Summer Term census date:
Monday
2 January 2023





9 January 2023 3 Recess






16 January 2023 4 Recess






23 January 2023 5 Recess Australia Day:
Thursday
26 January 2023



Term 1 start date:
Monday
23 January 2023


30 January 2023 6 Recess
Professional Term 1 census date:
Monday
30 January 2023
Term 1 start date:
Monday
30 January 2023
Term 1 start date:
Tuesday
31 January 2023

Term 1 start date:
Monday
30 January 2023
Term 1 start date:
Monday
30 January 2023
6 February 2023 7 Recess






13 February 2023 8 Recess






20 February 2023 9 Orientation






27 February 2023 10 LW 1 (Semester 1 start)






6 March 2023 11 LW 2
Professional Term 2 census date:
Monday
6 March 2023





13 March 2023 12 LW 3 Vic - Labour Day,
ACT - Canberra Day,
SA - Adelaide Cup Day:
Monday
13 March 2023






20 March 2023 13 LW 4






27 March 2023 14 LW 5
Semester 1 census date:
Friday
31 March 2023


Term 1 end date:
Friday
31 March 2023


3 April 2023 15 LW 6 Good Friday:
7 April 2023

Term 1 end date:
Thursday
6 April 2023
Term 1 end date:
Thursday
6 April 2023


Term 1 end date:
Thursday
6 April 2023
10 April 2023 16 UA Common Vacation Week Easter Monday:
10 April 2023
Professional Term 3 census date:
Monday
10 April 2023



Term 1 end date:
Friday
14 April 2023

17 April 2023 17 LW 7



Term 2 start date:
Monday
17 April 2023


24 April 2023 18 LW 8 Anzac Day:
Tuesday
25 April 2023

Term 2 start date:
Monday
24 April 2023
Term 2 start date:
Tuesday
25 April 2023


Term 2 start date:
Monday
24 April 2023
1 May 2023 19 LW 9 Qld - Labour Day:
Monday
1 May 2023




Term 2 start date:
Monday
1 May 2023

8 May 2023 20 LW 10






15 May 2023 21 LW 11
Professional Term 4 census date:
Monday
15 May 2023





22 May 2023 22 LW 12






29 May 2023 23 Study Week ACT - Reconciliation Day:
Monday
29 May 2023






5 June 2023 24 Exams






12 June 2023 25 Exams ACT/NSW/SA/Vic - Queen's Birthday:
Monday
12 June 2023






19 June 2023 26 Exams



Term 2 end date:
Friday
23 June 2023

Term 2 end date:
Friday
23 June 2023
26 June 2023 27 Recess
Winter Term census date:
Monday
26 June 2023
Term 2 end date:
Friday
30 June 2023
Term 2 end date:
Friday
30 June 2023



3 July 2023 28 UA Common Vacation Week




Term 2 end date:
Friday
7 July 2023

10 July 2023 29 Recess



Term 3 start date:
Monday
10 July 2023

Term 3 start date:
Monday
10 July 2023
17 July 2023 30 Recess
Professional Term 5 census date:
Monday
17 July 2023
Term 3 start date:
Monday
17 July 2023
Term 3 start date:
Tuesday
18 July 2023



24 July 2023 31 Orientation




Term 3 start date:
Monday
24 July 2023

31 July 2023 32 LW 1 (Semester 2 start)






7 August 2023 33 LW 2 Qld - Royal Queensland Show:
Wednesday
16 August 2023






14 August 2023 34 LW 3






21 August 2023 35 LW 4
Professional Term 6 census date:
Monday
21 August 2023





28 August 2023 36 LW 5
Semester 2 census date:
Thursday
31 August 2023





4 September 2023 37 LW 6






11 September 2023 38 LW 7



Term 3 end date:
Friday
15 September 2023

Term 3 end date:
Friday
15 September 2023
18 September 2023 39 LW 8

Term 3 end date:
Friday
22 September 2023
Term 3 end date:
Friday
22 September 2023



25 September 2023 40 UA Common Vacation Week Vic - AFL Grand Final:
Friday
29 September 2023
Professional Term 7 census date:
Monday
25 September 2023



Term 3 end date:
Friday
29 September 2023

2 October 2023 41 LW 9 Qld - Queen's Birthday
Monday
2 October 2023



Term 4 start date:
Tuesday
3 October 2023

Term 4 start date:
Monday
2 October 2023
9 October 2023 42 LW 10

Term 4 start date:
Monday
9 October 2023
Term 4 start date:
Monday
9 October 2023



16 October 2023 43 LW 11




Term 4 start date:
Monday
16 October 2023

23 October 2023 44 LW 12






30 October 2023 45 Study Week
Professional Term 8 census date:
Monday
30 October 2023





6 November 2023 46 Exams Vic - Melbourne Cup:
Tuesday
7 November 2023






13 November 2023 47 Exams






20 November 2023 48 Exams






27 November 2023 49 Recess






4 December 2023 50 Recess



Term 4 end date:
Friday
8 December 2023


11 December 2023 51 Recess

Term 4 end date:
Friday
15 December 2023


Term 4 end date:
Friday
15 December 2023

18 December 2023 52 Recess Christmas Day:
Monday
25 December 2023,
Boxing Day:
Tuesday
26 December 2023


Term 4 end date:
Monday
18 December 2023


Term 4 end date:
Wednesday
20 December 2023

2023 non-standard study periods

Non-standard study periods are to be conducted as per the 2023 Study Periods approved by Academic Board.

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