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Australia Public Holidays 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 public holidays for Australia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

1 JanWedNew Year's Day National
8 JanWedDevonport Cup TAS
27 JanMonAustralia Day Holiday National
10 FebMonRoyal Hobart Regatta TAS
26 FebWedLaunceston Cup TAS
2 MarMonLabour Day WA
3 MarTueKing Island Show TAS
9 MarMonLabour Day VIC
9 MarMonCanberra Day ACT
9 MarMonAdelaide Cup Day SA
9 MarMonEight Hours Day TAS
10 AprFriGood Friday National
11 AprSatDay following Good Friday National except TAS & WA
12 AprSunEaster Sunday ACT, NSW, QLD & VIC
13 AprMonEaster Monday National
14 AprTueEaster Tuesday * TAS
25 AprSatAnzac Day National
27 AprMonAnzac Day Holiday ACT & WA
4 MayMonLabour Day QLD
4 MayMonMay Day NT
1 JunMonWestern Australia Day WA
1 JunMonReconciliation Day ACT
8 JunMonQueen's Birthday National except QLD & WA
26 JunFriBorroloola Show Day NT
3 JulFriAlice Springs Show Day NT
10 JulFriTennant Creek Show Day NT
17 JulFriKatherine Show Day NT
24 JulFriDarwin Show Day NT
3 AugMonPicnic Day NT
14 AugFriEkka Holiday * QLD
28 SepMonQueen's Birthday WA
2 OctFriBurnie Show TAS
5 OctMonLabour Day ACT, NSW & SA
5 OctMonQueen's Birthday QLD
8 OctThuRoyal Launceston Show TAS
16 OctFriFlinders Island Show TAS
22 OctThuRoyal Hobart Show TAS
23 OctFriAFL Grand Final Friday VIC
2 NovMonRecreation Day TAS
3 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day * VIC
27 NovFriDevonport Show TAS
24 DecThuChristmas Eve * NT, QLD & SA
25 DecFriChristmas Day National
26 DecSatBoxing Day National except SA
26 DecSatProclamation Day SA
28 DecMonProclamation Day Holiday SA
28 DecMonBoxing Day Holiday National except SA
31 DecThuNew Year's Eve * NT & SA
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— South Australia and Northern Territory have a part-day public holiday for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 7 pm to 12 midnight.
— Queensland has a part-day public holiday for Christmas Eve from 6 pm to midnight.
— Easter Tuesday is a restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service. To check award ring Fair Work Infoline on 131394.
— Ekka Wednesday is observed in Brisbane area only.
— Melbourne Cup Day is observed in all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.

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New South WalesTasmania
Northern TerritoryVictoria
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