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Public holidays

 

Our National Public Holidays are New Year's Day, Australia Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

All other public holidays such as Queen's Birthday and Labour Day are individually declared by the state and territory governments.

Australian Capital Territory

2016

  • Mon13Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon26Sep
    Family and Community Day
  • Mon3Oct
    Labour Day
  • Sun25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Tue27Dec
    Christmas Day holiday Additional holiday for Christmas Day

2017

  • Sun1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon2Jan
    New Year's Day holiday
  • Thu26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon13Mar
    Canberra Day
  • Fri14Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat15Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun16Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon17Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon12Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon25Sep
    Family and Community Day
  • Mon2Oct
    Labour Day
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

New South Wales

2016

  • Mon13Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon3Oct
    Labour Day
  • Sun25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Tue27Dec
    Christmas Day holiday An additional public holiday to be added when New Year's Day, Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a weekend.

2017

  • Sun1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon2Jan
    New Year's Day holiday The Holiday Act provides for an extra public holiday to be added when New Year's Day falls on a weekend
  • Thu26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Fri14Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat15Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun16Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon17Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon12Jun
    Queen's BIrthday
  • Mon2Oct
    Labour Day
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

Northern Territory

2016

  • Mon13Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon1Aug
    Picnic Day
  • Sun25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Tue27Dec
    Christmas Day holiday Substitute for Christmas Day 25 December 2016.

2017

  • Sun1Jan
    New Year' Day
  • Mon2Jan
    New Year's Day holiday An additional public holiday to be added when New Year's Day falls on a weekend.
  • Thu26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Fri14Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat15Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Mon17Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon1May
    May Day
  • Tue13Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon7Aug
    Picnic Day
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

Queensland

2016

  • Mon3Oct
    Queen's Birthday
  • Sun25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Tue27Dec
    Christmas Day holiday An additional public holiday to be added when New Year's Day, Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a weekend.

2017

  • Sun1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon2Jan
    New Year's Day holiday An extra public holiday to be added when New Year's Day falls on a weekend
  • Thu26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Fri14Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat15Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Mon17Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon1May
    Labour Day
  • Mon2Oct
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

South Australia

2016

  • Mon13Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon3Oct
    Labour Day
  • Sat24Dec
    Christmas Eve Is a part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight.
  • Sun25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon26Dec
    Christmas Day holiday Additional day as Christmas Day falls on a Sunday.
  • Tue27Dec
    Proclamation Day Additional day as 26 December is the Christmas Day public holiday
  • Sat31Dec
    New Year's Eve Is a part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight.

2017

  • Sun1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon2Jan
    New Year's Day holiday Additional day as 1 January falls on a Sunday. Every Sunday in South Australia is nominally a public holiday.
  • Thu26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon13Mar
    March public holiday
  • Fri14Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat15Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Mon17Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon12Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon2Oct
    Labour Day
  • Sun24Dec
    Christmas Eve Christmas Eve Is a part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight. Every Sunday in South Australia is nominally a public holiday.
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Proclamation Day
  • Sun31Dec
    New Year's Eve A part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight.

Tasmania

2016

  • Mon13Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Sun25Dec
    Christmas Day Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, so Tuesday 27 December is also a public holiday
  • Mon26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Tue27Dec
    Christmas Day holiday Substitute for Christmas Day

2017

  • Sun1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon2Jan
    New Year's Day holiday
  • Thu26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon13Mar
    Eight Hours Day
  • Fri14Apr
    Good Friday
  • Mon17Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue18Apr
    Easter Tuesday Restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service
  • Tue25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon12Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

Victoria

2016

  • Mon13Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Fri30Sep
    Grand Final Friday
  • Tue1Nov
    Melbourne Cup A public holiday across all of Victoria, unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.
  • Sun25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Tue27Dec
    Christmas Day holiday Substitute day for Christmas Day

2017

  • Sun1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon2Jan
    New Year's Day additional day for New Year's Day
  • Thu26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon13Mar
    Labour Day
  • Fri14Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat15Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun16Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon17Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue25Apr
    Anzac Day Restricted trading hours
  • Mon12Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Tue7Nov
    Melbourne Cup A public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

Western Australia

2016

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