• New Year’s Day – Wednesday 1 January
  • Australia Day – Monday 27 January
  • Good Friday – Friday 10 April
  • Easter Saturday (except Tas and WA) – Saturday 11 April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 13 April
  • Anzac Day – Saturday 25 April
  • Queen’s Birthday (except Qld and WA) – Monday 8 June
  • Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
  • Boxing Day (except SA) – Saturday 26 December
  • Boxing Day (Proclamation Day SA) – Saturday 26 December
  • Boxing Day Holiday (except SA) - Monday 28 December (Additional day)
  • Proclamation Day Holiday (SA) - Monday 28 December

Note:

  • South Australia and Northern Territory have a part-day public holiday for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 7 pm to 12 midnight.
  • Queensland has a part-day public holiday for Christmas Eve from 6 pm to midnight.

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Day – Monday 9 March
Easter Sunday – Sunday 12 April
Reconciliation Day – Monday 1 June
Labour Day – Monday 5 October

New South Wales

Easter Sunday – Sunday 12 April
Labour Day – Monday 5 October

Northern Territory

May Day – Monday 4 May
Picnic Day – Monday 3 August
Christmas Eve (7pm-midnight) – Thursday 24 December
New Year’s Eve (7pm-midnight) – Thursday 31 December

Queensland

Easter Sunday – Sunday 12 April
Labour Day – Monday 4 May
Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only) – Wednesday 12 August
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 5 October                                                                              Christmas Eve (6 pm-midnight) – Thursday 24 December

South Australia

Australia Day – Sunday 26 January                                                                                    Adelaide Cup Day – Monday 9 March                                                                                    Labour Day – Monday 5 October                                                                                                  Christmas Eve – (7pm-midnight) - Thursday 24 December                                                        New Year’s Eve (7pm-midnight) - Thursday 31 December

Tasmania

Royal Hobart Regatta Day (south of and including Oatlands) – Monday 10 February
Eight Hours Day – Monday 9 March                                                                                               Easter Tuesday - Tuesday 14 April (Restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service)          
Recreation Day (north of Oatlands) – Monday 2 November

Victoria

Easter Sunday – Sunday 11 April                         
Labour Day – Monday 11 March
AFL Grand Final – subject to AFL schedule 
Melbourne Cup Day – Tuesday 3 November

Western Australia

Labour Day – Monday 2 March                                                                                                      ANZAC Day - Monday 27 April
Western Australia Day – Monday 1 June
Queens’ Birthday – Monday 28 September

Local or regional holidays

It should be noted that a public holiday can be declared for a particular region or locality within a state or a territory. Reference should be made to the relevant state or territory website to determine the date of any regional or local holiday.