Top events in Australia

January
20

The biggest music festival on the calendar, the Big Day Out now tours Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast, as well as taking in...

January
26

First held in 1982, each year Brisbane's Story Bridge Hotel celebrates Australia Day with the Cockroach Racing World Championship. More about the...

January
26

Aussies love their national day and thousands of people flock to the city to celebrate, making Skyworks one of the biggest Australia Day...

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