Public holidays

We will be able to conduct your exam on behalf of your University, College or Professional Institute as long as your institute recognises the British Council in Australia as a provider. Please ensure that your institute allows you take the exam with the British Council in Australia prior to making your booking.

Exams are unable to be held on the following dates in 2017 unless prior special arrangements have been made. These arrangements may incur additional fees.

    Canberra  Melbourne Brisbane Sydney Perth
Thursday 26 January Australia Day x x  x x
Monday 6 March Labour Day          x
Monday 13 March Canberra/Labour Day (Canberra, Sydney) x     x  
Friday 14 April Good Friday x x x x x
Monday 17 April Easter Monday x x x x x
Tuesday 25 April ANZAC day x x x x x
Wednesday 28 December  Privilege Day  x x x x x
Monday 1 May Labour/ UK Early May Bank x x x x x
Monday 29 May UK Spring Bank     x x x
Monday 5 June Western Australia Day         x
Monday 12 June Queens Birthday x x   x  
Monday 7 August Bank Holiday     x x  
Wednesday 16 August Royal Show Day     x    
Monday 28 August UK Summer Bank x x x x x
Monday 25 September Family & Community/Queens Birthday x       x
Friday 29 September Friday before AFL Grand Final   x      
Monday 2 October Labour Day/Queens Birthday x   x x  
Tuesday 7 November Melbourne Cup   x      
Monday 25 December Christmas Day x x x x x
Tuesday 26 December Boxing Day x x x x x