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University Closedown and Holidays

University Holidays 2016

New Year's Day

Friday 1 January

Australia Day 

Tuesday 26 January

Good Friday

Friday 25 March

Easter Saturday

Saturday 26 March

Easter Monday

Monday 28 March

Easter Tuesday

Tuesday 29 March

Anzac Day

Monday 25 April

Grand Final Friday

Friday 30 September

Christmas Day

Tuesday 27 December – in lieu of Sunday 25 December

Boxing Day

Monday 26 December


Working days 2016 (not University holidays)

The following are normal working days and are not Monash University holidays:

Labour Day

Monday 14 March 2016

Queen's Birthday

Monday 13 June 2016

Melbourne Cup Day

Tuesday 1 November 2016

University Closedown 2016/17

Thursday 22 December - closedown (academic and professional staff only)

Friday 23 December

Wednesday 28 December

Thursday 29 December

Friday 30 December

Last Working Day 2016

Wednesday 21 December

First Working Day 2017

Tuesday 3 January


The dates specified in this calendar identifying particular events (e.g.: pay dates or specifying public holidays or University close down holidays) are based on the best available information at the time they are posted. The University reserves the right to correct errors or to vary the dates without notice in the event the dates are changed or any declaration of additional holidays is revoked. The University does not accept any liability for claims in the event that changes to the dates are made by the University.

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