National Public Holidays in Australia

Find out when the Australian public holidays fall throughout the year...

Public holidays in Australia are defined on a state/territory basis. Most public holidays are common to each state, although some holidays are specific to one or more states.

Holidays that occur on a weekend are generally moved to the following Monday, although this may vary according to the state or the holiday.

Public holidays are;

  • 1st January - New Years Day
  • 3rd January - New Years Holiday
  • 26th January - Australia Day
  • 15th April - Good Friday
  • 18th April - Easter Monday
  • 25th April - ANZAC Day
  • 25th December - Christmas Day
  • 26th December - Boxing Day