Northern Territory Public Holidays 2017Today – 22 July 2017 – is not a holiday in Northern Territory.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Northern Territory. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|2 Jan||Mon||New Year Holiday|
|26 Jan||Thu||Australia Day|
|14 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|15 Apr||Sat||Easter Saturday|
|17 Apr||Mon||Easter Monday|
|25 Apr||Tue||Anzac Day|
|1 May||Mon||May Day|
|12 Jun||Mon||Queen's Birthday|
|30 Jun||Fri||Borroloola Show Day|
|7 Jul||Fri||Alice Springs Show Day|
|14 Jul||Fri||Tennant Creek Show Day|
|21 Jul||Fri||Katherine Show Day|
|28 Jul||Fri||Darwin Show Day|
|7 Aug||Mon||Picnic Day|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
|26 Dec||Tue||Boxing Day|
Visit nt.gov.au for the original release.
In the Northern Territory, public holidays are determined by statutes, employment agreements and the newly-enacted Australian awards program. Workers in the Northern Territory are entitled to 11 paid holidays per year.
If a public holiday falls on a weekend, a replacement or substitute holiday is granted on the first working day of the following week, usually a Monday, If an employee is required to work on a public holiday, compensation is paid at a rate equal to two and one-half times the normal salary. This is referred to as a “penalty rate.” In the event a public holiday falls during a worker’s designated annual leave, replacement days are credited.
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