Dates of public holidays change each year and vary by state. Some dates more than 12 months in advance may not yet be officially approved. While we believe the following to be correct, please check locally for the latest information.
|Australian School Term Dates |
Daylight Savings Dates
|Public Holiday Calendars |
ACT QLD NSW VIC TAS NT SA WA
|Special Observances in Australia |
Australian Time Zones
| 2016 |
|Fri||01 Jan||New Year’s Day||Mon||25 Apr||ANZAC Day|
|Tues||26 Jan||Australia Day||Mon||06 June||Western Australia Day|
|Mon||07 Mar||Labour Day||Mon||26 Sept||Queen’s Birthday**|
|Fri||25 Mar||Good Friday||Sun||25 Dec||Christmas Day|
|Mon||28 Mar||Easter Monday||Mon||26 Dec||Christmas Day Holiday *|
|Tues||27 Dec||Boxing Day|
| 2017 |
|Sun||01 Jan||New Year’s Day||Tues||25 Apr||ANZAC Day|
|Mon||02 Jan||New Year’s Day Holiday*||Mon||05 June||Western Australia Day|
|Thurs||26 Jan||Australia Day||Mon||25 Sept||Queen’s Birthday**|
|Mon||06 Mar||Labour Day||Mon||25 Dec||Christmas Day|
|Fri||14 Apr||Good Friday||Tues||26 Dec||Boxing Day|
|Mon||17 Apr||Easter Monday|
| 2018 |
|Mon||01 Jan||New Year’s Day||Wed||25 Apr||ANZAC Day|
|Fri||26 Jan||Australia Day||Mon||04 June||Western Australia Day|
|Mon||05 Mar||Labour Day||||||Queen’s Birthday**|
|Fri||30 Mar||Good Friday||Tues||25 Dec||Christmas Day|
|Mon||02 Apr||Easter Monday||Wed||26 Dec||Boxing Day|
*An additional public holiday is added. The Holidays Act provides for an extra public holiday
to be added when Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Years Day falls on a weekend.
** Queen’s Birthday
Some regional areas in WA hold the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on a different date.
These alternative dates are published when gazetted.
Local Government Authority
Queen’s Birthday Alternative Date Area Affected
|Town of |
|Port Hedland Cup Day |
The area comprising the Port Hedland local government district.
|Shire of |
|Community Festival (FeNaCING) |
The area comprising the Roebourne local government district.
|Shire of |
|Marble Bar Cup Race Day |
The area comprising that part of the East Pilbara local government district that is in, or within 150km of, the townsite of Marble Bar (constituted under the Land Administration Act 1997 section 26(2)), including the townsite of Nullagine (as constituted under that section), but not within 150km of the townsite of Newman (as constituted under that section).