Top events in Australia

July
06

Hamilton Island’s Great Barrier Feast includes a series of separate haute cuisine weekends offering guests the opportunity to immerse themselves...

August
01

Despite being located approximately 1,000km (621 miles) from the nearest metropolitan area, Mount Isa has gained notoriety for its enormous mining...

August
08

Held over 18 days in the last two and half weeks of August, the Darwin Festival is a vibrant arts and cultural event with most acts held outdoors...

Australia Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Nationwide holidays only. If these dates fall on the weekend, a day may be given in lieu. Additional holidays are observed by individual states - see individual state sections for details.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
26
Australia Day
Start date:
26 January 2016
March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
26
Holy Saturday
Start date:
26 March 2016

Except Tasmania.

March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
April
25
ANZAC Day
Start date:
25 April 2016
June
13
Queen's Birthday Celebrations
Start date:
13 June 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016
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