Public Holidays in ACT in 2017

ACT Upcoming Public Holidays in ACT

Australia Day
Australia Day

26 January 2017 This National holiday is in 4 days. On January 26, 1788 Captain Arthur Phillip became the first Governor of the colony of N...

Canberra Day
Canberra Day

13 March 2017 This Regional holiday is in 50 days. Public Holiday in Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The day celebrates the official n...

Good Friday
Good Friday

14 April 2017 This National holiday is in 82 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Australia National and Regional Public holidays of ACT in 2017

Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as News Years Day falls on a Sunday
Thursday January 26 Australia Day 26 January or, if that day falls on weekend, the following Monday
Monday March 13 Canberra Day 2nd Monday in March. ACT Only
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 15 Easter Saturday Public Holiday in all states exc. Tasmania and WA
Sunday April 16 Easter Sunday Public Holiday in ACT, NSW
Monday April 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 25 ANZAC Day
Sunday May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday June 12 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except QLD, WA
Sunday September 03 Father's Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
Monday September 25 Family & Community Day 1st Monday of 3rd term school holidays. ACT Only
Monday October 02 Labour Day 1st Monday in October. NSW/ACT/SA
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Boxing Day Except South Australia


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Public holidays are declared on a state and territory basis, with the exception of the seven national public holidays

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