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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

2018

  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon28May
    Reconciliation Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon1Oct
    Labour Day
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

2019

  • Tue1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon28Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed
  • Mon11Mar
    Canberra Day
  • Fri19Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat20Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sun21Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon22Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Thu25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon27May
    Reconciliation Day
  • Mon10Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon7Oct
    Labour Day
  • Wed25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Thu26Dec
    Boxing Day

New South Wales

2018

  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon1Oct
    Labour Day
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

2019

  • Tue1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon28Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed
  • Fri19Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat20Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sun21Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon22Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Thu25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon10Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon7Oct
    Labour Day
  • Wed25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Thu26Dec
    Boxing Day

Northern Territory

2018

  • 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

2019

  • Tue1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon28Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed
  • Fri19Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat20Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Mon22Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Thu25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon6May
    May Day
  • Mon10Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon5Aug
    Picnic Day
  • Tue24Dec
    Christmas Eve 7pm - midnight
  • Wed25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Thu26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Tue31Dec
    New Year's Eve 7pm - midnight

Queensland

2018

  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon7May
    Labour Day
  • Mon1Oct
    Queen's Birthday
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

2019

  • Tue1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon28Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed
  • Fri19Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat20Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sun21Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon22Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Thu25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon6May
    Labour Day
  • Mon7Oct
    Queen's Birthday
  • Wed25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Thu26Dec
    Boxing Day

South Australia

2018

  • 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

2019

  • Tue1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon28Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed
  • Mon11Mar
    March public holiday
  • Fri19Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat20Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Mon22Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Thu25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon10Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon7Oct
    Labour Day
  • Tue24Dec
    Christmas Eve A part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight
  • Wed25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Thu26Dec
    Proclamation Day
  • Tue31Dec
    New Year's Eve A part-day public holiday from 7pm to 12 midnight

Tasmania

2018

  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Tue25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Wed26Dec
    Boxing Day

2019

  • Tue1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon28Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed
  • Mon11Mar
    Eight Hours Day
  • Fri19Apr
    Good Friday
  • Mon22Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue23Apr
    Easter Tuesday Restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service
  • Thu25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon10Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Wed25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Thu26Dec
    Boxing Day

Victoria

2018

  • Wed25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon11Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Fri28Sep
    Friday before AFL Grand Final
  • 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

2019

  • Tue1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon28Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed
  • Mon11Mar
    Labour Day
  • Fri19Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat20Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sun21Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon22Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Thu25Apr
    Anzac Day Restricted trading hours
  • Mon10Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Tue5Nov
    Melbourne Cup A public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.
  • Wed25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Thu26Dec
    Boxing Day

Western Australia

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