Public Holidays in Australia in 2019

Australia Upcoming Holidays in Australia

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 13 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Boxing Day
Boxing Day

26 December 2018 This Regional holiday is in 14 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Proclamation Day
Proclamation Day

26 December 2018 This Regional holiday is in 14 days. Celebrates the establishment of government in South Australia as a British province on ...

Australia List of National and Regional Public holidays of Australia in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday January 28 Australia Day 26 January or, if that day falls on weekend, the following Monday
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 April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 20 Easter Saturday Public Holiday in all states exc. Tasmania and WA
Sunday April 21 Easter Sunday Public Holiday in ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 23 Easter Tuesday Tasmania. Government only
Thursday April 25 Anzac Day
Monday May 06 Labour Day 1st Monday in May. QLD, NT Only
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 27 Reconciliation Day ACT Only. Monday on or after 27 May
Monday June 03 Western Australia Day First Monday in June. WA only
Monday June 10 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except QLD, WA
Monday August 05 Picnic Day 1st Monday in August. NT Only
Monday August 05 Bank Holiday New South Wales. Banks only
Wednesday August 14 Ekka People's Day Royal Queensland Show. Brisbane only
Sunday September 01 Father's Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
Friday September 27 Grand Final Eve Victoria
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/SA
Monday October 07 Queens Birthday 1st Monday in October. QLD
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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