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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

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

2020

  • Wed1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon27Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed
  • Mon9Mar
    Canberra Day
  • Fri10Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat11Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun12Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon13Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Sat25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon1Jun
    Reconciliation Day
  • Mon8Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon5Oct
    Labour Day
  • Fri25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon28Dec
    Boxing Day

New South Wales

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

2020

  • Wed1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon27Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed
  • Fri10Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat11Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun12Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon13Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Sat25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon8Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon3Aug
    Bank Holiday
  • Mon5Oct
    Labour Day
  • Fri25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Sat26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Mon28Dec
    Boxing Day (Additional day)

Northern Territory

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

2020

  • Wed1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon27Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed
  • Fri10Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat11Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Mon13Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Sat25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon4May
    May Day
  • Mon8Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon3Aug
    Picnic Day
  • Thu24Dec
    Christmas Eve
  • Fri25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon28Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Thu31Dec
    New Year's Eve

Queensland

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

2020

  • Wed1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon27Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed
  • Fri10Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat11Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Sun12Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon13Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Sat25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon4May
    Labour Day
  • Mon5Oct
    Queen's Birthday
  • Fri25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Sat26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Mon28Dec
    Boxing Day (Additional day)

South Australia

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

2020

  • Wed1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Sun26Jan
    Australia Day
  • Mon27Jan
    Australia Day (Additional day)
  • Mon9Mar
    Adelaide Cup Day
  • Fri10Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat11Apr
    Easter Saturday
  • Mon13Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Sat25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon8Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Mon5Oct
    Labour Day
  • Thu24Dec
    Christmas Eve
  • Fri25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon28Dec
    Proclamation Day
  • Thu31Dec
    New Year's Eve

Tasmania

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

2020

  • Wed1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon27Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed
  • Mon9Mar
    Eight Hours Day
  • Fri10Apr
    Good Friday
  • Mon13Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Tue14Apr
    Easter Tuesday
  • Sat25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon8Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Fri25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Mon28Dec
    Boxing Day

Victoria

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

2020

  • Wed1Jan
    New Year's Day
  • Mon27Jan
    Australia Day As 26 January falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed
  • Mon9Mar
    Labour Day
  • Fri10Apr
    Good Friday
  • Sat11Apr
    Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sun12Apr
    Easter Sunday
  • Mon13Apr
    Easter Monday
  • Sat25Apr
    Anzac Day
  • Mon8Jun
    Queen's Birthday
  • Fri25Sep
    Friday before AFL Grand Final
  • Tue3Nov
    Melbourne Cup
  • Fri25Dec
    Christmas Day
  • Sat26Dec
    Boxing Day
  • Mon28Dec
    Boxing Day (Additional day)

Western Australia

2019

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