Queensland Public Holidays 2017Today – 22 July 2017 – is not a holiday in Queensland.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Queensland. 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|
|16 Apr||Sun||Easter Sunday|
|17 Apr||Mon||Easter Monday|
|25 Apr||Tue||Anzac Day|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day|
|16 Aug||Wed||Ekka Wednesday *|
|2 Oct||Mon||Queen's Birthday|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
|26 Dec||Tue||Boxing Day|
Note: Ekka Wednesday is observed in Brisbane area only.
Visit qld.gov.au for the original release.
In Queensland, laws pertaining to public holidays are regulated by the Holiday Act 1983. Holiday dates are published annually in the Government Gazette in November or December for the following year. Most workers in Queensland are entitled to nine paid holidays per year. The Minister of Labour has the authority to substitute designated holidays for other days.
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