Top events in Australia

September
27

Show week is an iconic week across the country. Shows are few and far between in rural Australia these days, but big city shows, like the Royal...

November
03

The Pan Pacific Masters Games (previously known as the Asia Pacific Masters Games) have been held on the Gold Coast every two years since 1998....

November
23

Bicycle Network Victoria is organising a classic cycling holiday along the world famous Great Ocean Road to celebrate the 30th RACV Great...

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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