Top events in Australia

December
27

The Dreaming Festival held in Woodford, north of Brisbane is a large-scale celebration of indigenous culture, both from Australia and overseas....

January
01

Bring in the New Year in style at Perth’s original New Year’s Day event. This 9-race program is the ultimate social event of the racing season. A...

January
06

Music by the Sea, a premier Queensland music event is one that should not to be missed. Classical, folk, jazz and excellent world music are the...

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

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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