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Tasmania Public Holidays 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 Tasmania public holidays. Please scroll down to view.

Tasmania will see five state-wide long weekends in 2018 including the extra-long Easter weekend. Additionally, Tasmania has numerous local “show days” that provide additional long weekends for people living and working in the affected towns or regions.


1 JanMonNew Year's Day
10 JanWedDevonport Cup
(Devonport Only)
26 JanFriAustralia Day
12 FebMonRoyal Hobart Regatta
(Hobart Only)
28 FebWedLaunceston Cup
(Launceston Only)
6 MarTueKing Island Show
(King Island Only)
12 MarMonEight Hours Day
30 MarFriGood Friday
2 AprMonEaster Monday
3 AprTueEaster Tuesday ^
25 AprWedAnzac Day
(Circular Head Only)
11 JunMonQueen's Birthday
5 OctFriBurnie Show
(Burnie Only)
11 OctThuRoyal Launceston Show
(Launceston Only)
19 OctFriFlinders Island Show
(Flinders Island Only)
25 OctThuRoyal Hobart Show
(Hobart Only)
5 NovMonRecreation Day
(All parts of Tasmania that do not
observe Royal Hobart Regatta)
30 NovFriDevonport Show
(Devonport Only)
25 DecTueChristmas Day
26 DecWedBoxing Day

^ Restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service. To check award ring Fair Work Infoline on 131394.

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