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Key Dates

Important dates for your studies, including semester and enrolment dates, and public holidays.

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There are a lot of things you need to remember as a student, but memorising key dates isn't one of them! Refer to the list below for all the important dates in the calendar year, including semester dates, mid-term breaks, release of results and more.

2023 Important Dates

Term 1: 27 January 2023 (students start 30 January in government schools) to 6 April 2023

Term 2: 24 April to 23 June

Term 3: 10 July to 15 September

Term 4: 2 October to 20 December

Term 1 holidays: Friday 7 April to Sunday 23 April

Term 2 holidays: Saturday 24 June – Sunday 9 July

Term 3 holidays: Saturday 16 September – Sunday 1 October

Term 4 holidays: Thursday 21 December – Monday 29 January 2024

GOTAFE campuses will be closed for the following public holidays this year:

Monday 13 March – Labour Day

Friday 7 April – Good Friday

Monday 10 April – Easter Monday

Monday 25 April - Anzac Day

Tuesday 12 June – Queen’s Birthday

Friday 29 September* - AFL Grand Final Holiday

Tuesday 7 November – Melbourne Cup

* to be confirmed

VET Student Loan census dates can be found in our 2022 VET Student Loan Fee Schedule.

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