Victoria Public Holidays 2017Today – 29 April 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 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|2 Jan||Mon||New Year Holiday|
|26 Jan||Thu||Australia Day|
|13 Mar||Mon||Labour 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|
|12 Jun||Mon||Queen's Birthday|
|29 Sep||Fri||AFL Grand Final Friday|
|7 Nov||Tue||Melbourne Cup Day *|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
|26 Dec||Tue||Boxing Day|
Note: Melbourne Cup Day is observed in all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.
Visit vic.gov.au for the original release.
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.
Mallacoota is a tiny town that is located in the East Gippsland region of Victoria. The town is situated next to Bass Strait.
Daylesford is a popular destination located 115 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, Victoria. It is an easy reach for weekend getaways.
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