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Australia Public Holidays 2022

This page contains a calendar of all 2022 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.

Update: A one-off public holiday – National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty the Queen on 22 September 2022 (Thursday) has been announced.

1 JanSatNew Year's Day National
3 JanMonNew Year Holiday National
5 JanWedDevonport Cup TAS
26 JanWedAustralia Day National
14 FebMonRoyal Hobart Regatta TAS
23 FebWedLaunceston Cup TAS
1 MarTueKing Island Show TAS
7 MarMonLabour Day WA
14 MarMonCanberra Day ACT
14 MarMonAdelaide Cup Day SA
14 MarMonEight Hours Day TAS
14 MarMonLabour Day VIC
15 AprFriGood Friday National
16 AprSatDay following Good Friday National except TAS & WA
17 AprSunEaster Sunday National except SA & TAS
18 AprMonEaster Monday National
19 AprTueEaster Tuesday * TAS
25 AprMonAnzac Day National
2 MayMonMay Day NT
2 MayMonLabour Day QLD
30 MayMonReconciliation Day ACT
6 JunMonWestern Australia Day WA
13 JunMonQueen's Birthday National except QLD & WA
1 JulFriAlice Springs Show Day NT
8 JulFriTennant Creek Show Day NT
15 JulFriKatherine Show Day NT
22 JulFriDarwin Show Day NT
1 AugMonPicnic Day NT
10 AugWedEkka Wednesday * QLD
19 AugFriBorroloola Show Day NT
22 SepThuNational Day of Mourning for Her Majesty the Queen National
23 SepFriAFL Grand Final Friday VIC
26 SepMonKing's Birthday WA
30 SepFriBurnie Show TAS
3 OctMonLabour Day ACT, NSW & SA
3 OctMonQueen's Birthday QLD
6 OctThuRoyal Launceston Show TAS
14 OctFriFlinders Island Show TAS
20 OctThuRoyal Hobart Show TAS
1 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day * VIC
7 NovMonRecreation Day TAS
25 NovFriDevonport Show TAS
24 DecSatChristmas Eve * NT, QLD & SA
25 DecSunChristmas Day National
26 DecMonBoxing Day National except SA
26 DecMonChristmas Holiday NT, SA & WA
26 DecMonProclamation Day SA
27 DecTueChristmas Holiday National except NT, SA & WA
27 DecTueBoxing Day Holiday NT & WA
27 DecTueProclamation Day Holiday SA
31 DecSatNew 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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Australian Capital TerritorySouth Australia
New South WalesTasmania
Northern TerritoryVictoria
QueenslandWestern Australia