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Australia Public Holidays 2024

This page contains a calendar of all 2024 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 JanMonNew Year's Day National
10 JanWedDevonport Cup TAS
26 JanFriAustralia Day National
12 FebMonRoyal Hobart Regatta TAS
28 FebWedLaunceston Cup TAS
4 MarMonLabour Day WA
5 MarTueKing Island Show TAS
11 MarMonCanberra Day ACT
11 MarMonEight Hours Day TAS
11 MarMonLabour Day VIC
11 MarMonMarch Public Holiday SA
29 MarFriGood Friday National
30 MarSatDay following Good Friday National except TAS & WA
31 MarSunEaster Sunday ACT, NSW, QLD & VIC
1 AprMonEaster Monday National
2 AprTueEaster Tuesday * TAS
25 AprThuAnzac Day National
3 MayFriAGFEST TAS
6 MayMonLabour Day QLD
6 MayMonMay Day NT
27 MayMonReconciliation Day ACT
3 JunMonWestern Australia Day WA
10 JunMonQueen's Birthday National except QLD & WA
5 JulFriAlice Springs Show Day NT
12 JulFriTennant Creek Show Day NT
19 JulFriKatherine Show Day NT
26 JulFriDarwin Show Day NT
5 AugMonPicnic Day NT
14 AugWedEkka Wednesday * QLD
16 AugFriBorroloola Show Day NT
TBA Queen's Birthday WA
TBA AFL Grand Final Friday VIC
4 OctFriBurnie Show TAS
7 OctMonLabour Day ACT, NSW & SA
7 OctMonQueen's Birthday QLD
10 OctThuRoyal Launceston Show TAS
18 OctFriFlinders Island Show TAS
24 OctThuRoyal Hobart Show TAS
4 NovMonRecreation Day TAS
5 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day * VIC
29 NovFriDevonport Show TAS
24 DecTueChristmas Eve * NT, QLD & SA
25 DecWedChristmas Day National
26 DecThuBoxing Day National except SA
26 DecThuProclamation Day SA
31 DecTueNew 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.

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Australian Capital TerritorySouth Australia
New South WalesTasmania
Northern TerritoryVictoria
QueenslandWestern Australia