National Holidays in Australia in 2020

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Australia List of Holidays in Australia in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Australia Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Monday Labour Day Regional Holiday WA
Monday Adelaide Cup Regional Holiday 2nd Monday in March. SA Only
Monday Canberra Day Regional Holiday ACT. Second Monday in March
Monday Labour Day Regional Holiday VIC, TAS
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Saturday Holy Saturday Regional Holiday Except TAS, WA
Sunday Easter Sunday Regional Holiday ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC
Monday Easter Monday National Holiday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday Easter Tuesday Government Holiday Tasmania. Government only
Saturday Anzac Day National Holiday
Monday Anzac Day (in lieu) Regional Holiday ACT, Western Australia
Monday Labour Day Regional Holiday QLD, NT
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday Reconciliation Day Regional Holiday ACT Only. Monday on or after 27 May
Monday Western Australia Day Regional Holiday First Monday in June. WA only
Monday Queen's Birthday Regional Holiday 2nd Monday in June. except QLD, WA
Monday Picnic Day Regional Holiday 1st Monday in August. NT Only
Monday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday New South Wales. Banks only
Friday Ekka People's Day Regional Holiday Moved due to COVID-19
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
Monday Queen's Birthday Regional Holiday Last Monday in September. WA Only
Monday Labour Day Regional Holiday NSW, ACT, SA
Monday Queen's Birthday Regional Holiday 1st Monday in October. QLD
Friday Grand Final Eve Regional Holiday Possible delayed date
Tuesday Melbourne Cup Day Regional Holiday 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only
Thursday Christmas Eve Regional Holiday South Australia. From 7pm - midnight
Thursday Christmas Eve Regional Holiday Queensland. From 6pm - midnight
Thursday Christmas Eve Regional Holiday Northern Territory. From 7pm - midnight
Friday Christmas Day National Holiday
Saturday Boxing Day Regional Holiday Except South Australia
Monday Boxing Day Holiday Regional Holiday Except South Australia
Monday Proclamation Day Regional Holiday South Australia. First working day after Christmas Day
Thursday New Year's Eve Regional Holiday South Australia. From 7pm - midnight
Thursday New Year's Eve Regional Holiday Northern Territory. From 7pm - midnight

Notes

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