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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

2017

  • Mon25Sep
    Family and Community Day
  • Mon2Oct
    Labour Day
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

2018

  • Mon1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Fri26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon12Mar
    Canberra Day
  • Fri30Mar
    Good Friday
  • Sat31Mar
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun1Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon2Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon1Oct
    Labour Day
  • Mon8Oct
    Family and Community Day
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

New South Wales

2017

  • Mon2Oct
    Labour Day
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

2018

  • Mon1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Fri26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Fri30Mar
    Good Friday
  • Sat31Mar
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun1Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon2Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon1Oct
    Labour Day
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

Northern Territory

2017

  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

2018

  • Mon1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Fri26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Fri30Mar
    Good Friday
  • Sat31Mar
    Easter Saturday
  • Mon2Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon7May
    May Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon6Aug
    Picnic Day
  • Mon24Dec
    Christmas Eve 7pm - midnight
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing day
  • Mon31Dec
    New Year's Eve 7pm to midnight

Queensland

2017

  • Mon2Oct
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

2018

  • Mon1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Fri26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Fri30Mar
    Good Friday
  • Sat31Mar
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun1Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon2Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon7May
    Labour Day
  • Mon1Oct
    Queen's Birthday
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

South Australia

2017

  • 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.

2018

  • Mon1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Fri26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon12Mar
    March public holiday
  • Fri30Mar
    Good Friday
  • Sat31Mar
    Easter Saturday
  • Mon2Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon1Oct
    Labour Day
  • Mon24Dec
    Christmas Eve A part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight.
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Proclamation Day
  • Mon31Dec
    New Year's Eve A part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight.

Tasmania

2017

  • Mon25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Tue26Dec
    Boxing Day

2018

  • Mon1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Fri26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon12Mar
    Eight Hours Day
  • Fri30Mar
    Good Friday
  • Mon2Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue3Apr
    Easter Tuesday
  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

Victoria

2017

  • Fri29Sep
    AFL Grand Final Day
  • 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

2018

  • Mon1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Fri26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon12Mar
    Labour Day
  • Fri30Mar
    Good Friday
  • Sat31Mar
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun1Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon2Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Tue6Nov
    Melbourne Cup A public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

Western Australia

2017

2018

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