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Australia Public Holidays 2022

See also: 2022 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 Australia 2022 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Australia official public holidays in 2022 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Saturday New Year's Day
Jan Monday New Year's Day Holiday
Jan Wednesday Australia Day (National Day)
Mar Monday Labour Day (WA) regional
Mar Monday Adelaide Cup Day (SA) (might be moved) regional
Mar Monday Labour Day (VIC) regional
Mar Monday Canberra Day (ACT) regional
Mar Monday Eight Hours Day (TAS) regional
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Saturday Holy Saturday (except TAS)
Apr Sunday Easter Sunday (ACT NSW QLD VIC) regional
Apr Monday Easter Monday
Apr Tuesday Easter Tuesday (TAS) regional banks government
Apr Monday ANZAC Day
May Monday May Day/Labour Day (NT QLD) regional
May Monday Reconciliation Day (ACT) regional
June Monday Western Australia Day (WA) regional
June Monday Queen's Birthday (except QLD WA)
Aug Monday August Bank Holiday (NSW) regional banks
Aug Monday Picnic Day (NT) regional
Aug Wednesday Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only) (QLD) municipal regional
Sep Monday Queen's Birthday (WA) (date to be confirmed) regional
Sep Friday Public Holiday (AFL Grand Finale Parade) (VIC) (date to be confirmed) regional
Oct Monday Labour Day (ACT NSW SA) regional
Oct Monday Queen's Birthday (QLD) regional
Nov Tuesday Melbourne Cup Day (VIC) regional
Dec Sunday Christmas Day
Dec Monday Boxing Day / Proclamation Day
Dec Tuesday Christmas Holiday

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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 (beta)


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 (2019-2029).

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.