In Queensland State Schools, the normal Term and Holiday Dates are set by the Department of Education and Training, and the 2010 dates are:
Begins Wednesday 27th January 2010
Ends Thursday 1st April 2010
Holiday: Friday 2nd April 2010 to Sunday 11th April 2010
Begins Monday 12th April 2010
Ends Friday 25th June 2010
Holiday: Saturday 26th June 2010 to Sunday 11th July 2010
Begins Monday 12th July 2010
Ends Friday 17th September 2010
Holiday: Saturday 18th September 2010 to Sunday 3rd October 2010
Begins Monday 4th October 2010
Ends Friday 10th December 2010
Holiday: Saturday 11th December 2010 to Sunday 23rd January 2011
Independent and Catholic schools may vary these dates, sometimes by a week or so, and are all changeable on an individual school basis.
The official website to check the State School dates is: http://education.qld.gov.au
For all Independent and Catholic schools you need to check with the individual school.