List of Public Holidays in Australia 2019

 Kevin Brown
  Jan 28, 2019

Public holidays, national holidays or legal holidays resembles holidays which are generally established by law and are usually non-working days during the year. These holidays vary from country to country. Nepal is the country with the highest number of public holidays of 36 days. India observes 21 public holidays becoming the 2nd highest. Likewise, different countries have a different number of holidays according to their government and state rules.

Public Holidays

Below are the lists of public holidays of the states in Australia:

1.Australian Capital Territory:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed).

Canberra Day

Monday, 11th March

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Saturday Before Easter Sunday

Saturday, 20th April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 21st April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

Reconciliation Day

Monday, 27th May

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 10th June

Labour Day

Monday, 7th October

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day

Thursday, 26th December

2.New South Wales:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed).

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Saturday Before Easter Sunday

Saturday, 20th April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 21st April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 10th June

Labour Day

Monday, 7th October

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day

Thursday, 26th December

3.Northern Territory:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed).

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Saturday Before Easter Sunday

Saturday, 20th April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 21st April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

May Day

Monday, 6th May

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 10th June

Picnic Day

Monday, 5th August

Christmas Eve

Tuesday, 24th December (7 pm-Midnight)

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day

Thursday, 26th December

New Year’s Eve

Tuesday, 31st December (7 pm-Midnight)

4.Queensland:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed).

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Saturday Before Easter Sunday

Saturday, 20th April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 21st April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

Labour Day

Monday, 6th May

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 7th October

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day

Thursday, 26th December

5.South Australia:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed)

March Public Holiday

Monday, 11th March

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Saturday Before Easter Sunday

Saturday, 20th April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 21st April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 10th June

Labour Day

Monday, 7th October

Christmas Eve

Tuesday, 24th December (A part-day public holiday from 7 pm to 12 midnight)

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Proclamation Day

Thursday, 26th December

New Year’s Eve

Tuesday, 31th December (A part-day public holiday from 7 pm to 12 midnight)

6.Tasmania:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed)

Eight Hours Day

Monday, 11th March

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Easter Tuesday

Tuesday, 23rd April (Restricted public holiday in Tasmania but Observed by some awards/ agreements and the State Public Service )

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 10th June

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day

Thursday, 26th December

7.Victoria:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed)

Labour Day

Monday, 11th March

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Saturday Before Easter Sunday

Saturday, 20th April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 21st April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 10th June

Melbourne Cup

Tuesday, 5th November (A public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by a non-metro council.)

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day

Thursday, 26th December

8.Western Australia:

Holidays

Dates

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, 1st January

Australia Day

Monday, 28th January (As 26th January falls on Saturday, the following Monday is observed)

Labour Day

Monday, 11th March

Good Friday

Friday, 19th April

Easter Monday

Monday, 22nd April

Anzac Day

Thursday, 25th April

Western Australia Day

Monday, 3rd June

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 30th September (Some regional area in WA may hold the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on a different date)

Melbourne Cup

Tuesday, 5th November (A public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by a non-metro council.)

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day

Thursday, 26th December

List of Public Holidays in Australia 2019

Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown is a journalist at his own start-up, born and residing in Seattle, Washington. He has a knack of reading up newspaper articles and coming up with summaries and points of view, hence taking up a profession similar to his interest. Simply covering events and activities is something he can do as good as a professional, but he seems to enjoy writing on events that needs view points and suggestions.

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