Public Holidays in Australia in 2011

Australia List of National and Regional Public holidays of Australia in 2011

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 03 New Years Day (in lieu)
Wednesday January 26 Australia Day 26 January or, if that day falls on weekend, the following Monday
Monday March 07 Labour Day 1st Monday in March. WA only
Monday March 14 Adelaide Cup 2nd Monday in March. SA Only
Monday March 14 Canberra Day 2nd Monday in March. ACT Only
Monday March 14 Labour Day 2nd Monday in March, VIC, TAS Only
Friday April 22 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 25 Anzac Day
Tuesday April 26 Easter Monday (in Lieu) Monday after Easter Sunday. Moved to Tuesday in most states
Monday May 02 Labour Day 1st Monday in May. QLD/NT Only
Sunday May 08 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Monday June 06 Foundation Day First Monday in June. WA Only
Monday June 13 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except WA
Monday August 01 Picnic Day 1st Monday in August. NT Only
Sunday September 04 Father's Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday.
Monday October 03 Labour Day 1st Monday in October. NSW/ACT/SA
Monday October 10 Family & Community Day 1st Monday of 3rd term school holidays. ACT Only
Friday October 28 Queens Birthday Moved to October 28 in 2011. WA Only
Tuesday November 01 Melbourne Cup Day 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Christmas Holiday In lieu of Christmas Day
Tuesday December 27 Christmas Holiday In lieu of Boxing day


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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