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Public holidays and Long weekends in Australia

2020 Public holidays and long weekends

Holidays and observances nameDateDayType
New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2020WednesdayNational Holiday
EpiphanyJanuary 6, 2020MondayChristian
Orthodox Christmas DayJanuary 7, 2020TuesdayOrthodox
Orthodox New YearJanuary 14, 2020TuesdayOrthodox
Chinese New YearJanuary 25, 2020SaturdayObservance
Australia DayJanuary 26, 2020SundayNational Holiday
Australia Day observedJanuary 27, 2020MondayNational Holiday
Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)February 10, 2020MondayJewish holiday
Royal Hobart RegattaFebruary 10, 2020MondayState Holiday
Valentine's DayFebruary 14, 2020FridayObservance
Carnival / Shrove TuesdayFebruary 25, 2020TuesdayChristian
Ash WednesdayFebruary 26, 2020WednesdayChristian
Labour DayMarch 2, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayMarch 9, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Eight Hours DayMarch 9, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Adelaide CupMarch 9, 2020MondayState Holiday
Canberra DayMarch 9, 2020MondayState Holiday
PurimMarch 10, 2020TuesdayJewish holiday
St Patrick's DayMarch 17, 2020TuesdayObservance
National Close the Gap DayMarch 19, 2020ThursdayObservance
March EquinoxMarch 20, 2020FridaySeason
Harmony DayMarch 21, 2020SaturdayObservance
Isra and Mi'rajMarch 22, 2020SundayMuslim
Daylight Saving Time endsApril 5, 2020SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Palm SundayApril 5, 2020SundayChristian
Maundy ThursdayApril 9, 2020ThursdayChristian
First day of PassoverApril 9, 2020ThursdayJewish holiday
Good FridayApril 10, 2020FridayNational Holiday
Holy SaturdayApril 11, 2020SaturdayCommon State holiday
Easter SundayApril 12, 2020SundayState Holiday
Easter SundayApril 12, 2020SundayObservance
Easter MondayApril 13, 2020MondayNational Holiday
Easter TuesdayApril 14, 2020TuesdayState Holiday
Last day of PassoverApril 16, 2020ThursdayJewish holiday
Orthodox Good FridayApril 17, 2020FridayOrthodox
Orthodox Holy SaturdayApril 18, 2020SaturdayOrthodox
Orthodox EasterApril 19, 2020SundayOrthodox
Orthodox Easter MondayApril 20, 2020MondayOrthodox
Yom HaShoahApril 21, 2020TuesdayJewish commemoration
Ramadan StartApril 24, 2020FridayMuslim
Yom HaAtzmautApril 29, 2020WednesdayJewish holiday
May DayMay 4, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayMay 4, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Mother's DayMay 10, 2020SundayObservance
Lag B'OmerMay 12, 2020TuesdayJewish holiday
Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power)May 19, 2020TuesdayMuslim
Ascension DayMay 21, 2020ThursdayChristian
Eid ul FitrMay 24, 2020SundayMuslim
National Sorry DayMay 26, 2020TuesdayObservance
ShavuotMay 29, 2020FridayJewish holiday
PentecostMay 31, 2020SundayChristian
Whit MondayJune 1, 2020MondayChristian
Western Australia DayJune 1, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Reconciliation DayJune 1, 2020MondayState Holiday
Queensland DayJune 6, 2020SaturdayLocal observance
Trinity SundayJune 7, 2020SundayChristian
Queen's BirthdayJune 8, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Corpus ChristiJune 11, 2020ThursdayChristian
June SolsticeJune 21, 2020SundaySeason
First Day of NAIDOC WeekJuly 5, 2020SundayObservance
Tisha B'AvJuly 30, 2020ThursdayJewish holiday
Eid ul AdhaJuly 31, 2020FridayMuslim
New South Wales Bank HolidayAugust 3, 2020MondayState Holiday
Northern Territory Picnic DayAugust 3, 2020MondayState Holiday
Royal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandAugust 12, 2020WednesdayState Holiday
Assumption of MaryAugust 15, 2020SaturdayChristian
Muharram/Islamic New YearAugust 20, 2020ThursdayMuslim
Father's DaySeptember 6, 2020SundayObservance
Rosh HashanaSeptember 19, 2020SaturdayJewish holiday
September EquinoxSeptember 22, 2020TuesdaySeason
Yom KippurSeptember 28, 2020MondayJewish holiday
Queen's BirthdaySeptember 28, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
First day of SukkotOctober 3, 2020SaturdayJewish holiday
Daylight Saving Time startsOctober 4, 2020SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Feast of St Francis of AssisiOctober 4, 2020SundayChristian
Queen's BirthdayOctober 5, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayOctober 5, 2020MondayCommon State holiday
Hoshana RabbahOctober 9, 2020FridayJewish holiday
Shemini AtzeretOctober 10, 2020SaturdayJewish holiday
Simchat TorahOctober 11, 2020SundayJewish holiday
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)October 29, 2020ThursdayMuslim
HalloweenOctober 31, 2020SaturdayObservance
All Saints' DayNovember 1, 2020SundayChristian
All Souls' DayNovember 2, 2020MondayChristian
Recreation DayNovember 2, 2020MondayState Holiday
Melbourne Cup DayNovember 3, 2020TuesdayState Holiday
Remembrance DayNovember 11, 2020WednesdayObservance
Diwali/DeepavaliNovember 14, 2020SaturdayObservance
First Sunday of AdventNovember 29, 2020SundayObservance
Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionDecember 8, 2020TuesdayChristian
First Day of HanukkahDecember 11, 2020FridayJewish holiday
Last day of HanukkahDecember 18, 2020FridayJewish holiday
December SolsticeDecember 21, 2020MondaySeason
Christmas EveDecember 24, 2020ThursdayObservance
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2020FridayNational Holiday
Boxing DayDecember 26, 2020SaturdayNational Holiday
Proclamation DayDecember 28, 2020MondayState Holiday
Christmas/Boxing Day HolidayDecember 28, 2020MondayNational Holiday
New Year's EveDecember 31, 2020ThursdayObservance

2019 Public holidays and long weekends

The 2019 public holidays and long weekends in Australia are:

Holidays and observances nameDateDayType
New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2019TuesdayNational Holiday
EpiphanyJanuary 6, 2019SundayChristian
Orthodox Christmas DayJanuary 7, 2019MondayOrthodox
Orthodox New YearJanuary 14, 2019MondayOrthodox
Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)January 21, 2019MondayJewish holiday
Australia DayJanuary 26, 2019SaturdayNational Holiday
Australia Day observedJanuary 28, 2019MondayNational Holiday
Chinese New YearFebruary 5, 2019TuesdayObservance
Royal Hobart RegattaFebruary 11, 2019MondayState Holiday
Valentine's DayFebruary 14, 2019ThursdayObservance
Labour DayMarch 4, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Carnival / Shrove TuesdayMarch 5, 2019TuesdayChristian
Ash WednesdayMarch 6, 2019WednesdayChristian
Labour DayMarch 11, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Eight Hours DayMarch 11, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Adelaide CupMarch 11, 2019MondayState Holiday
Canberra DayMarch 11, 2019MondayState Holiday
St Patrick's DayMarch 17, 2019SundayObservance
March EquinoxMarch 21, 2019ThursdaySeason
PurimMarch 21, 2019ThursdayJewish holiday
Harmony DayMarch 21, 2019ThursdayObservance
National Close the Gap DayMarch 21, 2019ThursdayObservance
Isra and Mi'rajApril 3, 2019WednesdayMuslim
Daylight Saving Time endsApril 7, 2019SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Palm SundayApril 14, 2019SundayChristian
Maundy ThursdayApril 18, 2019ThursdayChristian
Good FridayApril 19, 2019FridayNational Holiday
First day of PassoverApril 20, 2019SaturdayJewish holiday
Holy SaturdayApril 20, 2019SaturdayCommon State holiday
Easter SundayApril 21, 2019SundayState Holiday
Easter SundayApril 21, 2019SundayObservance
Easter MondayApril 22, 2019MondayNational Holiday
Easter TuesdayApril 23, 2019TuesdayState Holiday
ANZAC DayApril 25, 2019ThursdayNational Holiday
ANZAC DayApril 25, 2019ThursdayCommon State holiday
Orthodox Good FridayApril 26, 2019FridayOrthodox
Last day of PassoverApril 27, 2019SaturdayJewish holiday
Orthodox Holy SaturdayApril 27, 2019SaturdayOrthodox
Orthodox EasterApril 28, 2019SundayOrthodox
Orthodox Easter MondayApril 29, 2019MondayOrthodox
Yom HaShoahMay 2, 2019ThursdayJewish commemoration
Ramadan StartMay 6, 2019MondayMuslim
May DayMay 6, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayMay 6, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Yom HaAtzmautMay 9, 2019ThursdayJewish holiday
Mother's DayMay 12, 2019SundayObservance
Lag B'OmerMay 23, 2019ThursdayJewish holiday
National Sorry DayMay 26, 2019SundayObservance
Reconciliation DayMay 27, 2019MondayState Holiday
Ascension DayMay 30, 2019ThursdayChristian
Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power)May 31, 2019FridayMuslim
Western Australia DayJune 3, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Eid ul FitrJune 5, 2019WednesdayMuslim
Queensland DayJune 6, 2019ThursdayLocal observance
PentecostJune 9, 2019SundayChristian
ShavuotJune 9, 2019SundayJewish holiday
Whit MondayJune 10, 2019MondayChristian
Queen's BirthdayJune 10, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Trinity SundayJune 16, 2019SundayChristian
Corpus ChristiJune 20, 2019ThursdayChristian
June SolsticeJune 22, 2019SaturdaySeason
First Day of NAIDOC WeekJuly 7, 2019SundayObservance
New South Wales Bank HolidayAugust 5, 2019MondayState Holiday
Northern Territory Picnic DayAugust 5, 2019MondayState Holiday
Tisha B'AvAugust 11, 2019SundayJewish holiday
Eid ul AdhaAugust 12, 2019MondayMuslim
Royal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandAugust 14, 2019WednesdayState Holiday
Assumption of MaryAugust 15, 2019ThursdayChristian
Muharram/Islamic New YearSeptember 1, 2019SundayMuslim
Father's DaySeptember 1, 2019SundayObservance
September EquinoxSeptember 23, 2019MondaySeason
AFL Grand Final FridaySeptember 27, 2019FridayState Holiday
Rosh HashanaSeptember 30, 2019MondayJewish holiday
Queen's BirthdaySeptember 30, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Feast of St Francis of AssisiOctober 4, 2019FridayChristian
Daylight Saving Time startsOctober 6, 2019SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Queen's BirthdayOctober 7, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayOctober 7, 2019MondayCommon State holiday
Yom KippurOctober 9, 2019WednesdayJewish holiday
First day of SukkotOctober 14, 2019MondayJewish holiday
Hoshana RabbahOctober 20, 2019SundayJewish holiday
Shemini AtzeretOctober 21, 2019MondayJewish holiday
Simchat TorahOctober 22, 2019TuesdayJewish holiday
Diwali/DeepavaliOctober 27, 2019SundayObservance
HalloweenOctober 31, 2019ThursdayObservance
All Saints' DayNovember 1, 2019FridayChristian
All Souls' DayNovember 2, 2019SaturdayChristian
Recreation DayNovember 4, 2019MondayState Holiday
Melbourne Cup DayNovember 5, 2019TuesdayState Holiday
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)November 10, 2019SundayMuslim
Remembrance DayNovember 11, 2019MondayObservance
First Sunday of AdventDecember 1, 2019SundayObservance
Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionDecember 8, 2019SundayChristian
December SolsticeDecember 22, 2019SundaySeason
First Day of HanukkahDecember 23, 2019MondayJewish holiday
Christmas EveDecember 24, 2019TuesdayObservance
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2019WednesdayNational Holiday
Boxing DayDecember 26, 2019ThursdayNational Holiday
Proclamation DayDecember 26, 2019ThursdayState Holiday
Last day of HanukkahDecember 30, 2019MondayJewish holiday
New Year's EveDecember 31, 2019TuesdayObservance

2018 Public holidays and long weekends

The public holidays and long weekends 2018:

Holidays and observances nameDateDayType
New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2018MondayNational Holiday
EpiphanyJanuary 6, 2018SaturdayChristian
Orthodox Christmas DayJanuary 7, 2018SundayOrthodox
Orthodox New YearJanuary 14, 2018SundayOrthodox
Australia DayJanuary 26, 2018FridayNational Holiday
Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)January 31, 2018WednesdayJewish holiday
Royal Hobart RegattaFebruary 12, 2018MondayState Holiday
Carnival / Shrove TuesdayFebruary 13, 2018TuesdayChristian
Ash WednesdayFebruary 14, 2018WednesdayChristian
Valentine's DayFebruary 14, 2018WednesdayObservance
Chinese New YearFebruary 16, 2018FridayObservance
PurimMarch 1, 2018ThursdayJewish holiday
Labour DayMarch 5, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayMarch 12, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Eight Hours DayMarch 12, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Adelaide CupMarch 12, 2018MondayState Holiday
Canberra DayMarch 12, 2018MondayState Holiday
National Close the Gap DayMarch 15, 2018ThursdayObservance
St Patrick's DayMarch 17, 2018SaturdayObservance
March EquinoxMarch 21, 2018WednesdaySeason
Harmony DayMarch 21, 2018WednesdayObservance
Palm SundayMarch 25, 2018SundayChristian
Maundy ThursdayMarch 29, 2018ThursdayChristian
Good FridayMarch 30, 2018FridayNational Holiday
First day of PassoverMarch 31, 2018SaturdayJewish holiday
Daylight Saving Time endsApril 1, 2018SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Holy SaturdayMarch 31, 2018SaturdayCommon State holiday
Easter SundayApril 1, 2018SundayState Holiday
Easter SundayApril 1, 2018SundayObservance
Easter MondayApril 2, 2018MondayNational Holiday
Easter TuesdayApril 3, 2018TuesdayState Holiday
Orthodox Good FridayApril 6, 2018FridayOrthodox
Last day of PassoverApril 7, 2018SaturdayJewish holiday
Orthodox Holy SaturdayApril 7, 2018SaturdayOrthodox
Orthodox EasterApril 8, 2018SundayOrthodox
Orthodox Easter MondayApril 9, 2018MondayOrthodox
Yom HaShoahApril 12, 2018ThursdayJewish commemoration
Isra and Mi'rajApril 13, 2018FridayMuslim
Yom HaAtzmautApril 19, 2018ThursdayJewish holiday
ANZAC DayApril 25, 2018WednesdayCommon State holiday
ANZAC DayApril 25, 2018WednesdayNational Holiday
Lag B'OmerMay 3, 2018ThursdayJewish holiday
May DayMay 7, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayMay 7, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Ascension DayMay 10, 2018ThursdayChristian
Mother's DayMay 13, 2018SundayObservance
Ramadan StartMay 16, 2018WednesdayMuslim
PentecostMay 20, 2018SundayChristian
ShavuotMay 20, 2018SundayJewish holiday
Whit MondayMay 21, 2018MondayChristian
National Sorry DayMay 26, 2018SaturdayObservance
Trinity SundayMay 27, 2018SundayChristian
Reconciliation DayMay 28, 2018MondayState Holiday
Corpus ChristiMay 31, 2018ThursdayChristian
Western Australia DayJune 4, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Queensland DayJune 6, 2018WednesdayLocal observance
Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power)June 10, 2018SundayMuslim
Queen's BirthdayJune 11, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Eid ul FitrJune 15, 2018FridayMuslim
June SolsticeJune 21, 2018ThursdaySeason
First Day of NAIDOC WeekJuly 8, 2018SundayObservance
Tisha B'AvJuly 22, 2018SundayJewish holiday
New South Wales Bank HolidayAugust 6, 2018MondayState Holiday
Northern Territory Picnic DayAugust 6, 2018MondayState Holiday
Assumption of MaryAugust 15, 2018WednesdayChristian
Royal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandAugust 15, 2018WednesdayState Holiday
Eid ul AdhaAugust 22, 2018WednesdayMuslim
Father's DaySeptember 2, 2018SundayObservance
Rosh HashanaSeptember 10, 2018MondayJewish holiday
Muharram/Islamic New YearSeptember 12, 2018WednesdayMuslim
Yom KippurSeptember 19, 2018WednesdayJewish holiday
September EquinoxSeptember 23, 2018SundaySeason
First day of SukkotSeptember 24, 2018MondayJewish holiday
Queen's BirthdaySeptember 24, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
AFL Grand Final FridaySeptember 28, 2018FridayState Holiday
Hoshana RabbahSeptember 30, 2018SundayJewish holiday
Shemini AtzeretOctober 1, 2018MondayJewish holiday
Queen's BirthdayOctober 1, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Labour DayOctober 1, 2018MondayCommon State holiday
Simchat TorahOctober 2, 2018TuesdayJewish holiday
Feast of St Francis of AssisiOctober 4, 2018ThursdayChristian
Daylight Saving Time startsOctober 7, 2018SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
HalloweenOctober 31, 2018WednesdayObservance
All Saints' DayNovember 1, 2018ThursdayChristian
All Souls' DayNovember 2, 2018FridayChristian
Recreation DayNovember 5, 2018MondayState Holiday
Melbourne Cup DayNovember 6, 2018TuesdayState Holiday
Diwali/DeepavaliNovember 7, 2018WednesdayObservance
Remembrance DayNovember 11, 2018SundayObservance
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)November 21, 2018WednesdayMuslim
First Sunday of AdventDecember 2, 2018SundayObservance
First Day of HanukkahDecember 3, 2018MondayJewish holiday
Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionDecember 8, 2019SaturdayChristian
Last day of HanukkahDecember 10, 2018MondayJewish holiday
December SolsticeDecember 22, 2018SaturdaySeason
Christmas EveDecember 24, 2018MondayObservance
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2018TuesdayNational Holiday
Boxing DayDecember 26, 2018WednesdayNational Holiday
Proclamation DayDecember 26, 2018WednesdayState Holiday
New Year's EveDecember 31, 2018MondayObservance