Western Australian Holiday Dates

School holidays and long weekends created by public holidays can be popular times to travel. It is a good idea to plan and book accommodation and tours in advance if you are travelling on these dates. Western Australia’s School Holidays and a number of Public Holidays can fall on different dates to the rest of Australia.

2015 Public Holidays

  • Queen’s Birthday* Monday 28 September
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December
  • Boxing Day Official Holiday Saturday 26 December; Public Holiday Monday 28 December

2015 School Holidays

  • Saturday 4 July – Sunday 19 July
  • Saturday 26 September – Sunday 11 October
  • Friday 18 December – Sunday 31 January 2016

2016 Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January
  • Australia Day, Tuesday26 January
  • Labour Day, Monday 7 March
  • Good Friday, Friday 25 March
  • Easter Monday, Monday 28 March
  • ANZAC Day, Monday 25 April
  • Western Australia Day, Monday 6 June
  • Queen’s Birthday, Monday 26 September
  • Christmas Day, Official Holiday, Sunday 25 December; Public Holiday, Monday 26 December
    Boxing Day, Official Holiday, Monday 26 December; Public Holiday, Tuesday 27 December

2016 School Holidays

(Preliminary dates only)

  • Friday 18 December 2015 – Sunday 31 January
  • Saturday 9 April – Monday 25 April
  • Saturday 2 July – Sunday 17 July
  • Saturday 24 September – Sunday 9 October
  • Friday 16 December – Tuesday 31 January 2017