Public Holidays in Australia in 2014

Australia List of National and Regional Public holidays of Australia in 2014

Day Date Holiday Comments
Wednesday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday January 27 Australia Day (observed) 26 January or, if that day falls on weekend, the following Monday
Monday March 03 Labour Day 1st Monday in March. WA only
Monday March 10 Adelaide Cup Second Monday in March. SA Only
Monday March 10 Canberra Day 2nd Monday in March. ACT Only
Monday March 10 Labour Day 2nd Monday in March, VIC, TAS Only
Friday April 18 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 21 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday April 25 Anzac Day
Monday May 05 Labour Day 1st Monday in May. NT Only
Sunday May 11 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Monday June 02 Western Australia Day First Monday in June. WA only
Monday June 09 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except WA
Monday August 04 Picnic Day 1st Monday in August. NT Only
Wednesday August 13 Ekka People's Day Royal Queensland Show. Brisbane only
Sunday September 07 Father's Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday.
Monday September 29 Family & Community Day 1st Monday of 3rd term school holidays. ACT Only
Monday September 29 Queens Birthday Last Monday in Sep, or 1st Monday in Oct. WA Only
Monday October 06 Labour Day 1st Monday in October. NSW/ACT/QLD/SA
Tuesday November 04 Melbourne Cup Day 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only
Friday November 14 Public Holiday Queensland only. For the G20 meeting
Thursday December 25 Christmas Day
Friday December 26 Boxing Day Except South Australia
Friday 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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