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Victoria Public Holidays 2017

Today – 13 December 2017 – is not a holiday in Victoria.

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Victoria. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanSunNew Year's Day
2 JanMonNew Year Holiday
26 JanThuAustralia Day
13 MarMonLabour Day
14 AprFriGood Friday
15 AprSatDay following Good Friday
16 AprSunEaster Sunday
17 AprMonEaster Monday
25 AprTueAnzac Day
12 JunMonQueen's Birthday
29 SepFriAFL Grand Final Friday
7 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day *
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTueBoxing Day

Note: Melbourne Cup Day is observed in all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.

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Laws pertaining to public holidays are regulated by the Public Holidays Act 1993, established by the Parliament of Victoria.

If a public holiday falls on a weekend, employees are entitled to a replacement holiday, to be taken on the first work day after the designated holiday.

Additional holidays may be approved by the Minister of Labour, which are published in the Government Gazette. Designated extra holidays may be allowed as full paid holidays or half-day holidays, depending on the type of holiday and the territory or region in which it is celebrated.

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