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Australia Public Holidays (December 2020 to October 2021)

See also: upcoming public holidays in ANZ, APEC, New Zealand, Oceania, OECD and worldwide.

Australia public holidays by region: Australian Capital Territory (ACT), New South Wales (NSW), Northern Territory (NT), Queensland (QLD), South Australia (SA), Tasmania (TAS), Victoria (VIC), Western Australia (WA).

This page contains the list of upcoming Australia official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and sectorial holidays from December 2020 to October 2021. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps.

The list of upcoming Australia official public holidays is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Thursday Christmas Eve (from 6pm to midnight) (QLD) regional evening
Thursday Christmas Eve (from 7pm to midnight) (NT SA) regional evening
Friday Christmas Day
Saturday Boxing Day / Proclamation Day
Monday Christmas Holiday
Thursday New Year's Eve (from 7pm to midnight) (NT SA) regional evening
Friday New Year's Day
Tuesday Australia Day (National Day)
Monday Labour Day (WA) regional
Monday Adelaide Cup Day (SA) regional
Monday Labour Day (VIC) regional
Monday Canberra Day (ACT) regional
Monday Eight Hours Day (TAS) regional
Friday Good Friday
Saturday Holy Saturday (ACT NSW NT QLD SA VIC) regional
Sunday Easter Sunday (ACT NSW QLD VIC) regional
Monday Easter Monday
Tuesday Easter Tuesday (TAS) regional banks government
Sunday ANZAC Day
Monday ANZAC Day Holiday (ACT NT QLD SA WA) regional
Monday May Day/Labour Day (NT QLD) regional
Monday Reconciliation Day (ACT) regional
Monday Western Australia Day (WA) regional
Monday Queen's Birthday (ACT NSW NT SA TAS VIC) regional
Monday August Bank Holiday (NSW) regional banks
Monday Picnic Day (NT) regional
Wednesday Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only) (QLD) municipal regional
Monday Queen's Birthday (WA) regional
Friday AFL Grand Finale Parade (VIC) (date to be confirmed) regional
Monday Labour Day (ACT NSW SA) regional
Monday Queen's Birthday (QLD) regional

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Recent Australia Public Holidays News and Updates

Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Australia public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Australia

Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Australia, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2021-2031).

Australia Background Information and Links

Australia Regional Abbreviations

Below is a list of the Australia regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.