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Australia Public Holidays 2024

See also: 2024 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 2024 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The data on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone mobile apps, whose data feed is also updated nightly. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Australia public holidays in 2024 is:

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

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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 (2024-2034).

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.