01 Jan

New Year's Day

08 Jan

Devonport Cup (TAS)

27 Jan

Australia Day

10 Feb

Royal Hobart Regatta (TAS)

26 Feb

Launceston Cup (TAS)

02 Mar

Labour Day (WA)

03 Mar

King Island Show (TAS)

09 Mar

Canberra Day (ACT)

09 Mar

Eight Hours Day (TAS)

09 Mar

Labour Day (VIC)

10 Apr

Good Friday

11 Apr

Day following Good Friday (National except TAS & WA)

12 Apr

Easter Sunday

13 Apr

Easter Monday

14 Apr

Easter Tuesday (TAS)

25 Apr


27 Apr

ANZAC Day Holiday (WA)

04 May

May Day/Labour Day (NT QLD)

08 May


01 Jun

Reconciliation Day (ACT)

01 Jun

Western Australia Day (WA)

08 Jun

Queen’s Birthday (except QLD WA)

26 Jun

Borroloola Show Day (NT)

03 Jul

Alice Springs Show Day (NT)

10 Jul

Tennant Creek Show Day (NT)

11 Jul

Katherine Show Day (NT)

17 Jul

Darwin Show Day (NT)

03 Aug

Picnic Day (NT)

12 Aug

Ekka Wednesday (QLD)

25 Sep

Friday before AFL Grand Final (VIC)

28 Sep

Queen’s Birthday (WA)

02 Oct

Burnie Show (TAS)

05 Oct

Labour Day (ACT NSW SA)

05 Oct

Queen’s Birthday (QLD)

08 Oct

Royal Launceston Show (TAS)

16 Oct

Flinders Island Show (TAS)

22 Oct

Royal Hobart Show (TAS)

02 Nov

Recreation Day (TAS)

03 Nov

Melbourne Cup Day (VIC)

27 Nov

Devonport Show (TAS)

24 Dec

Christmas Eve (SA)

25 Dec

Christmas Day

26 Dec

Boxing Day (National except SA)

26 Dec

Proclamation Day (SA)

28 Dec

Boxing Day Holiday (National except SA)

28 Dec

Proclamation Day Holiday (SA)

31 Dec

New Year’s Eve

The public holiday dates listed above refer to non-working public holidays, whose dates may, in some countries, and some years, differ from the historical / commemorative dates.
In most cases, when a holiday falls on a weekend, the following weekday will be a holiday observance.
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is correct at time of printing. However, some dates are subject to change and advice should be sought from the embassy concerned.