New Zealand and Australian Public Holidays

These Public Holiday dates and days have been procured from each relevant government websites. No responsibility is taken for any inaccuracies.


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New Zealand:


New Zealand 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Day after New Years Day Wed 2 Jan Thu 2 Jan Fri 2 Jan
Waitangi Day Wed 6 Feb Thu 6 Feb Fri 6 Feb
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
ANZAC Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Mon 27 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 3 June Mon 2 June Mon 1 June
Labour Day Mon 28 Oct Mon 27 Oct Mon 26 Oct
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec


Australian States:


New South Wales 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Australia Day **Mon 28 Jan **Mon 27 Jan Mon 26 Jan
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Saturday Sat 30 Mar Sat 19 Apr Sat 4 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
Anzac Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 10 June Mon 9 June Mon 8 June
*Bank Holiday Mon 5 Aug Mon 4 Aug Mon 3 Aug
Labour Day Mon 7 Oct Mon 6 Oct Mon 5 Oct
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec
#Additional Day     Mon 28 Dec

* Applies to banks and certain financial institutions.
** From 31/12/11 when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday.
# When 26 December (Boxing Day) is a Saturday, there is to be an additional public holiday on the following Monday.



Queensland 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Australia Day Mon 28 Jan Mon 27 Jan Mon 26 Jan
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Saturday Sat 30 Mar Sat 19 Apr Sat 4 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
Anzac Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 10 June Mon 9 June Mon 8 June
Royal Queensland Show
(Brisbane Area Only)^
Wed 15 Aug Wed 14 Aug Wed 13 Aug
Labour Day Mon 7 Oct Mon 6 Oct Mon 5 Oct
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec
#Additional Day     Mon 28 Dec

^ Royal National Agricultural (RNA) Show Day (Brisbane only) - Other Queensland areas have a Show Day too, but on another date.
# When 26 December (Boxing Day) is a Saturday, there is to be an additional public holiday on the following Monday.



Aust Capital Territory 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Australia Day Mon 28 Jan Mon 27 Jan Mon 26 Jan
Canberra Day Mon 11 Mar Mon 10 Mar Mon 9 Mar
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Saturday Sat 30 Mar Sat 19 Apr Sat 4 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
Anzac Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 10 June Mon 9 June Mon 8 June
Family & Community Day Mon 30 Sep Mon 29 Sep Mon 28 Sep
Labour Day Mon 7 Oct Mon 6 Oct Mon 5 Oct
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec
#Additional Day     Mon 28 Dec

# When 26 December (Boxing Day) is a Saturday, there is to be an additional public holiday on the following Monday.



Northern Territory 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Australia Day Mon 28 Jan Mon 27 Jan Mon 26 Jan
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Saturday Sat 30 Mar Sat 19 Apr Sat 4 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
Anzac Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
May Day Mon 6 May Mon 5 May Mon 4 May
Queen's Birthday Mon 10 June Mon 9 June Mon 8 June
Picnic Day Mon 5 Aug Mon 4 Aug Mon 3 Aug
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Mon 28 Dec


Victoria 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Australia Day (replacement) Mon 28 Jan Mon 27 Jan Mon 26 Jan
Labour Day Mon 11 Mar Mon 10 Mar Mon 9 Mar
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Mar
Easter Saturday Sat 30 mar Sat 19 Apr Sat 4 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
ANZAC Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 10 Jun Mon 9 June Mon 8 June
Melbourne Cup Day Tues 5 Nov Tues 4 Nov Tues 3 Nov
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec


Tasmania 2013 2014 2015
New Years Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Tue 1 Jan
Australia Day Mon 28 Jan Mon 27 Jan Mon 28 Jan
Royal Hobart Regatta Mon 11 Feb Mon 10 Feb Mon 9 Feb
Eight Hours Day Mon 11 Mar Mon 10 Mar Mon 9 Mar
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
ANZAC Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 10 June Mon 9 June Mon 8 June
Recreation Day (North Tas. area only) Mon 4 Nov Mon 3 Nov Mon 2 Nov
Christmas Day Holiday Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Holiday Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec


South Australia 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Australia Day Mon 28 Jan Mon 27 Jan Mon 26 Jan
Adelaide Cup Mon 11 Mar Mon 10 mar Mon 9 mar
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Saturday Sat 30 Mar Sat 19 Apr Sat 4 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
Anzac Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 10 June Mon 9 June Mon 8 June
Labour Day Mon 7 Oct Mon 6 Oct Mon 5 Oct
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Proclamation Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec


Western Australia 2013 2014 2015
New Year's Day Tue 1 Jan Wed 1 Jan Thu 1 Jan
Australia Day Mon 28 Jan Mon 27 Jan Mon 26 Jan
Labour Day Mon 4 Mar Mon 3 Mar Mon 2 Mar
Good Friday Fri 29 Mar Fri 18 Apr Fri 3 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 1 Apr Mon 21 Apr Mon 6 Apr
Anzac Day Thu 25 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 25 Apr
Foundation Day Mon 3 June Mon 2 June Mon 1 June
Queen's Birthday Mon 30 Sep Mon 29 Sep Mon 28 Sep
Christmas Day Wed 25 Dec Thu 25 Dec Fri 25 Dec
Boxing Day Thu 26 Dec Fri 26 Dec Sat 26 Dec