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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.

DateDayHolidayStates
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 MarMonMarch Public Holiday SA
14 MarMonCanberra Day ACT
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 ACT, NSW, QLD & VIC
18 AprMonEaster Monday National
19 AprTueEaster Tuesday * TAS
25 AprMonAnzac Day National
2 MayMonLabour Day QLD
2 MayMonMay Day NT
6 MayFriAGFEST TAS
30 MayMonReconciliation Day ACT
6 JunMonWestern Australia Day WA
13 JunMonQueen's Birthday National except QLD & WA
24 JunFriBorroloola Show Day NT
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
TBA AFL Grand Final Friday VIC
26 SepMonQueen'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 DecMonProclamation Day SA
27 DecTueChristmas Holiday National
31 DecSatNew Year's Eve * NT & SA
The dates in this table are from multiple sources. Please choose your state below to view original source.

Note:
— 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.

Choose your state or territory

Australian Capital TerritorySouth Australia
New South WalesTasmania
Northern TerritoryVictoria
QueenslandWestern Australia