Public Holidays in Victoria in 2016

Victoria Upcoming Public Holidays in Victoria

Melbourne Cup Day
Melbourne Cup Day

1 November 2016 This Regional holiday is in 4 days. 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 58 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2016 This National holiday is in 59 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Australia National and Regional Public holidays of Victoria in 2016

Friday January 01 New Years Day
Tuesday January 26 Australia Day 26 January or, if that day falls on weekend, the following Monday
Sunday February 14 St Valentines Day Not a public holiday
Monday March 14 Labour Day 2nd Monday in March, VIC, TAS Only
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday March 26 Easter Saturday Public Holiday in all states exc. Tasmania and WA
Sunday March 27 Easter Sunday Public Holiday in ACT, NSW, VIC
Monday March 28 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday April 25 ANZAC Day
Sunday May 08 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday June 13 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except QLD, WA
Sunday September 04 Fathers Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
Friday September 30 Grand Final Eve Victoria
Tuesday November 01 Melbourne Cup Day 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Boxing Day Known as Proclamation Day in SA
Tuesday December 27 Christmas Day (in lieu) Next working day after December 25


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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