• New Year’s Day – Friday 1 January
  • Australia Day – Tuesday 26 January
  • Good Friday – Friday 2 April
  • Easter Saturday (except Tas and WA) – Saturday 3 April
  • Easter Monday – Monday 5 April
  • Anzac Day – Sunday 25 April (except ACT, NT, QLD)
  • Queen’s Birthday (except Qld and WA) – Monday 14 June
  • Christmas Day – Saturday 25 December
  • Boxing Day (except SA) – Saturday 26 December
  • Boxing Day (Proclamation Day SA) – Sunday 26 December
  • Christmas Holiday – Monday 27 December (Additional Day)
  • Boxing Day Holiday (except SA) - Tuesday 28 December (Additional day)
  • Proclamation Day Holiday (SA) - Tuesday 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 8 March Easter Sunday – Sunday 4 April

ANZAC Day - Monday 26 April (substitute day as ANZAC Day falls on a weekend)

Reconciliation Day – Monday 31 May Labour Day – Monday 4 October

NEW SOUTH WALES

Easter Sunday – Sunday 4 April 

 Labour Day – Monday 4 October

NORTHERN TERRITORY

ANZAC Day - Monday 26 April (substitute day as ANZAC Day falls on a weekend)

May Day – Monday 3 May 

 Picnic Day – Monday 2 August 

Christmas Eve (7pm-midnight) – Friday 24 December 

New Year’s Eve (7pm-midnight) – Friday 31 December

QUEENSLAND

Easter Sunday – Sunday 4 April

ANZAC Day - Monday 26 April (substitute day as ANZAC Day falls on a weekend)

Labour Day – Monday 3 May

Ekka Wednesday (Brisbane area only) – Wednesday 11 August

Queen’s Birthday – Monday 4 October

Christmas Eve (6 pm-midnight) – Friday 24 December

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide Cup Day  – Monday 8 March

ANZAC Day Holiday (Additional Day) Monday 26 April

Labour Day – Monday 4 October

Christmas Eve – (7pm-midnight) - Friday 24 December

New Year’s Eve (7pm-midnight) – Friday 31 December

TASMANIA

Royal Hobart Regatta Day (south of and including Oatlands) – Monday 8 February 

Eight Hours Day – Monday 8 March

Easter Tuesday - Tuesday 6 April (Restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service)           

Recreation Day (north of Oatlands) – Monday 1 November

VICTORIA

Labour Day – Monday 8 March

Easter Sunday – Sunday 4 April                          

AFL Grand Final – subject to AFL schedule  Melbourne Cup Day – Tuesday 2 November

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Labour Day – Monday 1 March   

ANZAC Day Holiday (Additional Day) Monday 26 April 

 Western Australia Day – Monday 7 June 

 Queens’ Birthday – Monday 27 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.