Public Holidays in Australia in 2013

Australia List of National and Regional Public holidays of Australia in 2013

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday January 28 Australia Day (observed) January 28 is a holiday due to January 26 being on a Sunday
Monday March 04 Labour Day 1st Monday in March. WA only
Monday March 11 Adelaide Cup 2nd Monday in March. SA Only
Monday March 11 Canberra Day 2nd Monday in March. ACT Only
Monday March 11 Labour Day 2nd Monday in March, VIC, TAS Only
Friday March 29 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 01 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday April 25 Anzac Day
Monday May 06 Labour Day 1st Monday in May. NT Only
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Monday June 03 Western Australia Day First Monday in June. WA only
Monday June 10 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except WA
Monday August 05 Picnic Day 1st Monday in August. NT Only
Sunday September 01 Father's Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday.
Monday September 30 Family & Community Day 1st Monday of 3rd term school holidays. ACT Only
Monday September 30 Queens Birthday Last Monday in Sep, or 1st Monday in Oct. WA Only
Monday October 07 Labour Day 1st Monday in October. NSW/ACT/QLD/SA
Tuesday November 05 Melbourne Cup Day 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day Except South Australia
Thursday December 26 Proclamation Day South Australia. First working day after Christmas 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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