Top events in Australia

April
25

Initially created to commemorate the Australia and New Zealand troops who lost their lives at Gallipoli in 1915, Anzac Day is marked by a national...

May
18

Four days of superb cuisine, fine wines and fabulous foodie events featuring more than 200 top Australian as well as International food and wine...

June
02

Foodies delight.This event, which takes place in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane from June to October, showcases new ideas, products, tips...

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.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
26
Australia Day
Start date:
26 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
15
Holy Saturday
Start date:
15 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
April
25
ANZAC Day
Start date:
25 April 2017
June
12
Queen's Birthday Celebrations
Start date:
12 June 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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