Public Holidays

Holidays marked in green differ in different parts of the same country

Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan 2017(additional day) Mon 1 Jan 2018
Australia Day Thurs 26 Jan 2017 Fri 26 Jan 2018
Labour Day Mon 13 Mar 2017 Mon 12 Mar 2018
Good Friday Fri 14 Apr 2017 Fri 30 Mar 2018
Saturday before Easter Sunday Sat 15 Apr 2017 Sat 31 Mar 2018
Easter Sunday Sun 16 Apr 2017 Sun 1 Apr 2018
Easter Monday Mon 17 Apr 2017 Mon 2 Apr 2018
ANZAC Day Tues 25 Apr 2017 Wed 25 Apr 2018
Queen’s Birthday Mon 12 Jun 2017 Mon 11 Jun 2018
*Friday before the AFL Grand Final Fri 29 Sep 2017 Fri 28 Sept 2018
Melbourne Cup Tues 7 Nov 2017 Tues 6 Nov 2018
Christmas Day Mon 25 Dec 2017 Tues 25 Dec 2018
Boxing Day Tues 26 Dec 2017 Wed 26 Dec 2018
*Applies to most areas in Victoria
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan 2017(additional day) Monday, 1 January 2018
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2017 Friday, 26 January 2018
Good Friday Friday, 14 April 2017 Friday, 30 March 2018
Easter Saturday Saturday, 15 April 2017 Saturday, 31 March 2018
Easter Sunday Sunday, 16 April 2017 Sunday, 1 April 2018
Easter Monday Monday, 17 April 2017 Monday, 2 April 2018
Anzac Day Tuesday, 25 April 2017 Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Queen’s Birthday Monday, 12 June 2017 Monday, 11 June 2018
*Bank Holiday Monday, 7 August 2017 Monday, 6 August 2018
Labour Day Monday, 2 October 2017 Monday, 1 October 2018
Christmas Day public holiday Monday, 25 December 2017 Tuesday, 25 December 2018
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2017 Wednesday, 26 December 2018
*Applies to banks and certain financial institutions
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan 2017(additional day) Monday 1 January 2018
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2017 Friday 26 January 2018
Good Friday Friday, 14 April 2017 Friday 30 March 2018
Easter Saturday Saturday, 15 April 2017 Saturday 31 March 2018
Easter Sunday Saturday, 15 April 2017 Saturday 31 March 2018
Easter Monday Monday, 17 April 2017 Monday 2 April 2018
Anzac Day Tuesday, 25 April 2017 Wednesday 25 April 2018
Labour Day Monday, 1 May 2017 Monday 7 May 2018
Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only) Wednesday 16 August 2017 Wednesday 15 August 2018
Queen’s Birthday Monday, 2 October 2017 Monday 1 October 2018
Christmas Day Monday, 25 December 2017 Tuesday 25 December 2018
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2017 Wednesday 26 December 2018
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan 2017 (additional day) Monday 1 January 2018
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2017 Friday, 26 January 2018
March public holiday Monday 13 March 2017 Monday, 12 March 2018
Good Friday Friday, 14 April 2017 Friday, 30 March 2018
Easter Saturday Saturday, 15 April 2017 Saturday, 31 March 2018
Easter Monday Monday, 17 April 2017 Monday, 2 April 2018
Anzac Day Tuesday, 25 April 2017 Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Queen’s Birthday and Volunteer’s Day Monday, 12 June 2017 Monday, 11 June 2018
Labour Day Monday, 2 October 2017 Monday, 1 October 2018
Christmas Eve (Part day from 7pm-midnight) Sunday, 24 December 2017 Monday, 24 December 2018
Christmas Day Holiday Monday 25 December 2017 Tuesday, 25 December 2018
Proclamation Day Tuesday 26 December 2017 Wednesday, 26 December 2018
New Year’s Eve (Part day from 7pm-midnight) Sunday 31 December 2017 Monday, 31 December 2018
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan 2017(additional day) Monday 1 January 2018
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2017 Friday 26 January 2018
Labour Day Monday, 6 March 2017 Monday March 5, 2018
Good Friday Friday, 14 April 2017 Friday 30 March 2018
Easter Monday Monday, 17 April 2017 Monday 2 April 2018
Anzac Day Tuesday, 25 April 2017 Wednesday 25 April 2018
Western Australia Day Monday, 5 June 2017 Monday 4 June 2018
*Queen’s Birthday Monday 25 September Monday 24 September 2018
Christmas Day Monday, 25 December 2017
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2017 Wednesday 26 December 2018
*Regional Areas of the State may celebrate on a different date
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan (additional day) Monday, January 1, 2018
Australia Day Thursday, January 26, 2017 Friday, January 26, 2018
Royal Hobart Regatta* Monday, February 13, 2017 Monday, February 12, 2018
Eight Hours Day Monday, March 13, 2017 Monday, March 12, 2018
Good Friday Friday, April 14, 2017 Friday, March 30, 2018
Easter Monday Monday, April 17, 2017 Monday, April 2, 2018
Easter Tuesday Tuesday, April 18, 2017/td> Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Anzac Day Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Queen’s Birthday Monday, June 12, 2017 Monday, June 11, 2018
Recreation Day** Monday, November 6, 2017 Monday, November 5, 2018
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2017 Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Boxing Day Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Wednesday, December 26, 2018
* observed in certain areas of the state
** Observed by parts of the state that don’t participate in the Royal Hobart Regatta
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan (additional day) Monday, 1 January 2018
Australia Day Thursday, January 26, 2017 Friday, 26 January 2018
Good Friday Friday, April 14, 2017 Friday, 30 March 2018
Easter Saturday Saturday, April 15, 2017 Saturday, 31 March 2018
Easter Monday Monday, April 17, 2017 Monday, 2 April 2018
Anzac Day Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Wednesday, 25 April 2018
May Day Monday 1 May 2017 Monday, 7 May 2018
Queen’s Birthday Mon 12 Jun Monday, 11 June 2018
Picnic Day Monday 7 August 2017 Monday, 6 August 2018
Christmas Eve(7pm – Midnight) Sunday, December 24, 2017 Monday, 24 December 2018
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2017 Tuesday, 25 December 2018
Boxing Day Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Wednesday, 26 December 2018
New Year’s Eve (7pm – midnight) Sunday, 31 December 2017 Monday, 31 December 2018
Show days in Northern Territory 2017 2018
Borroloola Show Day Friday 30 June 2017 Friday, 29 June 2018
Alice Springs Show Day Friday 7 July 2017 Friday, 6 July 2018
Tennant Creek Show Day Friday 14 July 2017 Friday, 13 July 2018
Katherine Show Day Friday 21 July 2017 Friday, 20 July 2018
Darwin Show Day Friday 28 July 2017 Friday, 27 July 2018
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan (additional day) Monday, 1st Jan 2018
*Good Friday Friday, 14th Apr 2017 Friday, 30th Mar 2018
Easter Monday Monay, 17th Apr 2017 Monday, 2nd Apr 2018
Labour Day Monday, 1st May 2017 Tuesday, 1st May 2018
Ascension Day Thursday, 25th May 2017 Thursday, 10th May 2018
Victory WWII in Europe Day Monday, 8th May 2017 Tuesday, 8th May 2018
Whit Sunday Sunday 4th Jun 2017 Sunday, 20th May 2018
Whit Monday Monday 5th Jun 2017 Monday, 21st May 2018
Bastille Day (French National Day) Friday, 14th Jul 2017 Saturday, 14th Jul 2018
Assumption of the blessed Virgin Mary Tuesday, 15th Aug 2017 Wednesday, 15th Aug 2018
All Saints’ Day Wednesday, 1st Nov 2017 Thursday, 1st November 2018
Armistice Day Saturday, 11th Nov 2017 Sunday, 11th November 2018
Christmas Day Monday, 25th Dec 2017 Tuesday, 25th Dec 2018
*St Stephen’s Day Tuesday, 26th Dec 2017 Wednesday 26th Dec 2018
*Only in Alsace and Moselle
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan (additional day) Monday, January 1st, 2018
Good Friday Friday, Apr 14th 2017 Friday, March 30th, 2018
Easter Monday Monday, Apr 17th 2017 Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Early May bank holiday Monday, May 1st 2017 Monday, May 7th, 2018
Spring bank holiday Monday, May 29th 2017 Monday, May 28th, 2018
Summer bank holiday Monday, Aug 28th 2017 Monday, August 27th, 2018
Christmas Day Monday, Dec 25th 2017 Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
Boxing Day Tuesday, Dec 26th 2017 Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sunday, Jan 1st 2017 Monday, January 1st, 2018
2nd of January Monday, 2nd Jan 2017 & Tues, 3rd Jan 2017(substitute for 1st Jan) Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
Good Friday Friday, Apr 14th 2017 Friday, March 30th, 2018
Early May bank holiday Monday, May 1st 2017 Monday, May 7th, 2018
Spring bank holiday Monday, May 29th 2017 Monday, May 28th, 2018
Summer bank holiday Monday, Aug 7th 2017 Monday, August 6th, 2018
St Andrew’s Day Thursday Nov 30th 2017 Friday, November 30th, 2018
Christmas Day Monday, Dec 25th 2017 Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
Boxing Day Tuesday, Dec 26th 2017 Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day (substitute day) Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan 2017(additional day) Monday, January 1st, 2018
St Patrick’s Day Friday, Mar 17th 2017 Sat March 17th and Mon Mar 19th, 2018(additional day)
Good Friday Friday, Apr 14th 2017 Friday, March 30th, 2018
Easter Monday Monday, Apr 17th 2017 Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Early May bank holiday Monday, May 1st 2017 Monday, May 7th, 2018
Spring bank holiday Monday, May 29th 2017 Monday, May 28th, 2018
Battle of the Boyne(Orangemen’s Day) Wednesday Jul 12th 2017 Thursday, July 12th, 2018
Summer bank holiday Monday, Aug 28th 2017 Monday, August 27th, 2018
Christmas Day Monday, Dec 25th 2017 Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
Boxing Day Tuesday, Dec 26th 2017 Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
Holiday 2017 2018
New Year’s Day Sun 1st Jan and Mon 2nd Jan 2017 Monday 1st and Tues 2nd Jan 2018
Good Friday Friday 14th Apr 2017 Friday 30th Mar 2018
Holy Saturday Saturday 15th Apr 2017 Saturday 31st Mar 2018
Easter Monday Monday 17th Apr 2017 Monday 2nd Apr 2018
Labour Day Monday 1st May 2017 Tuesday 1st May 2018
Liberation Day Monday 5th Jun 2017 Tuesday 5th Jun 2018
Corpus Christi Thursday 15th Jun 2017 Thursday 31st May 2018
Constitution Day Sunday 18th Jun & Monday 19th Jun 2017 Monday 18th Jun 2018
National Day Thursday 29th Jun 2017 Friday 29th Jun 2018
Feast of the Assumption of Mary Tuesday 15th Aug 2017 Wednesday 15th Aug 2018
All Saints’ Day Wednesday 1st Nov 2017 Thursday 1st Nov 2018
Immaculate Conception Friday 8th Dec 2017 Saturday 8th Dec 2018
Christmas Day Monday 25th Dec 2017 Tuesday 25th Dec 2018
* If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the next day is public holiday
Holiday 2017 2018
Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day Thurday, 12th Jan 2017 Monday, 1st Jan 2018
Tamil Thai Pongal Day Saturday, 14th Jan 2017 Sunday, 14th Jan 2018
Navam Full Moon Poya Day Friday, 10th Feb 2017 Wednesday, 31st Jan 2018
National Day Saturday, 4th Feb 2017 Sunday, 4th Feb 2018
Mahasivarathri Day Friday, 24th Feb 2017 Tuesday, 13th Feb 2018
Madin Full Moon Poya Day Sunday, 12th Mar 2017 Thursday, 01 Mar 2018
Good Friday Friday, 14th Apr 2017 Friday, 30th Mar 2018
Bak Full Moon Poya Day Monday, 10th Apr 2017 Saturday, 31st Mar 2018
Day Prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day Thurday, 13th Apr 2017 Friday, 13th Apr 2018
Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day Friday, 14th Apr 2017 Saturday, 14th Apr 2018
Vesak Full Moon Poya Day Wednesday, 10th May 2017 Sunday, 29th Apr 2018
Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Holiday Day Thursday, 11th May 2017 Monday, 30th Apr 2018
May day Monday, 1st May 2017 Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Adi-Poson Full Moon Poya Day Tuesday, 29th May 2018
Eid-Al-Fitr (Ramadan Festival Day) Monday, 26th Jun 2017 Friday, 15th Jun 2018
Poson Full Moon Poya Day Thursday, 8th Jun 2017 Wednesday, 27th Jun 2018
Esala Full Moon Poya Day Saturday, 8th Jul 2017 Friday, 27th Jul 2018
Eid-Al-ADha(Hadji Festival Day) Friday, 1st Sep 2017 Wednesday, 22nd Aug 2018
Nikini Full Moon Poya Day Monday, 7th Aug 2017 Saturday, 25th Aug 2018
Binara Full Moon Poya Day Tuesday, 5th Sep 2017 Monday, 24th Sep 2018
Vap Full Moon Poya Day Thursday, 5th Oct 2017 Wednesday, 24th Oct 2018
Deepavali Festival Day Wednesday, 18th Oct 2017 Tuesday, 6th Nov 2018
Milad un-Nabi(Prophet Mohammed’s B’day) Friday, 1st Nov 2017 Tuesday, 20th Nov 2018
Ill Full Moon Poya Day Friday, 3rd Nov 2017 Thursday, 22nd Nov 2018
Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day Sunday, 3rd Dec 2017 Saturday, 22nd Dec 2018
Christmas Day Monday, 25th Dec 2017 Tuesday, 25th Dec 2018