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Public holidays and Long weekends in Australia

2020 Public holidays and long weekends

Holidays and observances nameDateDayType
New Year’s Day1-Jan-20WednesdayNational Holiday
Epiphany6-Jan-20MondayChristian
Orthodox Christmas Day7-Jan-20TuesdayOrthodox
Orthodox New Year14-Jan-20TuesdayOrthodox
Chinese New Year25-Jan-20SaturdayObservance
Australia Day26-Jan-20SundayNational Holiday
Australia Day observed27-Jan-20MondayNational Holiday
    
Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)10-Feb-20MondayJewish holiday
Royal Hobart Regatta10-Feb-20MondayState Holiday
Valentine’s Day14-Feb-20FridayObservance
Carnival / Shrove Tuesday25-Feb-20TuesdayChristian
Ash Wednesday26-Feb-20WednesdayChristian
    
Labour Day2-Mar-20MondayCommon State holiday
Labour Day9-Mar-20MondayCommon State holiday
Eight Hours Day9-Mar-20MondayCommon State holiday
Adelaide Cup9-Mar-20MondayState Holiday
Canberra Day9-Mar-20MondayState Holiday
Purim10-Mar-20TuesdayJewish holiday
St Patrick’s Day17-Mar-20TuesdayObservance
National Close the Gap Day19-Mar-20ThursdayObservance
March Equinox20-Mar-20FridaySeason
Harmony Day21-Mar-20SaturdayObservance
Isra and Mi’raj22-Mar-20SundayMuslim
    
Daylight Saving Time ends5-Apr-20SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Palm Sunday5-Apr-20SundayChristian
Maundy Thursday9-Apr-20ThursdayChristian
First day of Passover9-Apr-20ThursdayJewish holiday
Good Friday10-Apr-20FridayNational Holiday
Holy Saturday11-Apr-20SaturdayCommon State holiday
Easter Sunday12-Apr-20SundayState Holiday
Easter Sunday12-Apr-20SundayObservance
Easter Monday13-Apr-20MondayNational Holiday
Easter Tuesday14-Apr-20TuesdayState Holiday
Last day of Passover16-Apr-20ThursdayJewish holiday
Orthodox Good Friday17-Apr-20FridayOrthodox
Orthodox Holy Saturday18-Apr-20SaturdayOrthodox
Orthodox Easter19-Apr-20SundayOrthodox
Orthodox Easter Monday20-Apr-20MondayOrthodox
Yom HaShoah21-Apr-20TuesdayJewish commemoration
Ramadan Start24-Apr-20FridayMuslim
Yom HaAtzmaut29-Apr-20WednesdayJewish holiday
    
May Day4-May-20MondayCommon State holiday
Labour Day4-May-20MondayCommon State holiday
Mother’s Day10-May-20SundayObservance
Lag B’Omer12-May-20TuesdayJewish holiday
Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power)19-May-20TuesdayMuslim
Ascension Day21-May-20ThursdayChristian
Eid ul Fitr24-May-20SundayMuslim
National Sorry Day26-May-20TuesdayObservance
Shavuot29-May-20FridayJewish holiday
Pentecost31-May-20SundayChristian
    
Whit Monday1-Jun-20MondayChristian
Western Australia Day1-Jun-20MondayCommon State holiday
Reconciliation Day1-Jun-20MondayState Holiday
Queensland Day6-Jun-20SaturdayLocal observance
Trinity Sunday7-Jun-20SundayChristian
Queen’s Birthday8-Jun-20MondayCommon State holiday
Corpus Christi11-Jun-20ThursdayChristian
June Solstice21-Jun-20SundaySeason
    
First Day of NAIDOC Week5-Jul-20SundayObservance
Tisha B’Av30-Jul-20ThursdayJewish holiday
Eid ul Adha31-Jul-20FridayMuslim
    
New South Wales Bank Holiday3-Aug-20MondayState Holiday
Northern Territory Picnic Day3-Aug-20MondayState Holiday
Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland12-Aug-20WednesdayState Holiday
Assumption of Mary15-Aug-20SaturdayChristian
Muharram/Islamic New Year20-Aug-20ThursdayMuslim
    
Father’s Day6-Sep-20SundayObservance
Rosh Hashana19-Sep-20SaturdayJewish holiday
September Equinox22-Sep-20TuesdaySeason
Yom Kippur28-Sep-20MondayJewish holiday
Queen’s Birthday28-Sep-20MondayCommon State holiday
    
First day of Sukkot3-Oct-20SaturdayJewish holiday
Daylight Saving Time starts4-Oct-20SundayClock change/Daylight Saving Time
Feast of St Francis of Assisi4-Oct-20SundayChristian
Queen’s Birthday5-Oct-20MondayCommon State holiday
Labour Day5-Oct-20MondayCommon State holiday
Hoshana Rabbah9-Oct-20FridayJewish holiday
Shemini Atzeret10-Oct-20SaturdayJewish holiday
Simchat Torah11-Oct-20SundayJewish holiday
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)29-Oct-20ThursdayMuslim
Halloween31-Oct-20SaturdayObservance
    
All Saints’ Day1-Nov-20SundayChristian
All Souls’ Day2-Nov-20MondayChristian
Recreation Day2-Nov-20MondayState Holiday
Melbourne Cup Day3-Nov-20TuesdayState Holiday
Remembrance Day11-Nov-20WednesdayObservance
Diwali/Deepavali14-Nov-20SaturdayObservance
First Sunday of Advent29-Nov-20SundayObservance
    
Feast of the Immaculate Conception8-Dec-20TuesdayChristian
First Day of Hanukkah11-Dec-20FridayJewish holiday
Last day of Hanukkah18-Dec-20FridayJewish holiday
December Solstice21-Dec-20MondaySeason
Christmas Eve24-Dec-20ThursdayObservance
Christmas Day25-Dec-20FridayNational Holiday
Boxing Day26-Dec-20SaturdayNational Holiday
Proclamation Day28-Dec-20MondayState Holiday
Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday28-Dec-20MondayNational Holiday
New Year’s Eve31-Dec-20ThursdayObservance