Australia Holidays Calendar 2016 National Holidays and Observances

Australia Holidays Calendar 2016 National Holidays and Observances

List of Australia Holidays Calendar 2016. All you need to know about Public Holidays and Observances in Australia.

Date
Holiday
Holiday type

January 1 , Friday
New Year’s Day
National Holiday

January 6 , Wednesday
Epiphany
Christian

January 7 , Thursday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox

January 14 , Thursday
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox

January 25 , Monday
Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday

January 26 , Tuesday
Australia Day
National Holiday

February 8 , Monday
Royal Hobart Regatta
State Holiday, Tasmania

February 8 , Monday
Chinese New Year
Observance

February 9 , Tuesday
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian

February 10 , Wednesday
Ash Wednesday
Christian

February 14, Sunday
Valentine’s Day
Observance

March 7 , Monday
Labour Day
Western Australia

March 14 , Monday
Labour Day
Victoria

March 14 , Monday
Eight Hours Day
Tasmania

March 14 , Monday
Adelaide Cup
South Australia

March 14 , Monday
Canberra Day
Australian Capital Territory

March 17 , Thursday
St Patrick’s Day
Observance

March 17 , Thursday
National Close the Gap Day
Observance

March 20, Sunday
Palm Sunday
Christian

March 20, Sunday
March equinox
Season

March 21 , Monday
Harmony Day
Observance

March 24 , Thursday
Maundy Thursday
Christian

March 24 , Thursday
Purim
Jewish holiday

March 25 , Friday
Good Friday
National Holiday

March 26, Saturday
Holy Saturday
All except Tas, WA

March 27, Sunday
Easter Day
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales

March 27, Sunday
Easter Day
Observance

March 28 , Monday
Easter Monday
National Holiday

March 29 , Tuesday
Easter Tuesday
Tasmania

April 2, Saturday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

April 23, Saturday
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday

April 25 , Monday
ANZAC Day
National Holiday

April 29 , Friday
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox

April 30, Saturday
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday

April 30, Saturday
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox

May 1, Sunday
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox

May 2 , Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox

May 2 , Monday
May Day
Northern Territory, Queensland

May 4 , Wednesday
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday

May 5 , Thursday
Ascension Day
Christian

May 5 , Thursday
Isra and Mi’raj
Muslim

May 8, Sunday
Mother’s Day
Observance

May 12 , Thursday
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday

May 15, Sunday
Pentecost
Christian

May 16 , Monday
Whit Monday
Christian

May 22, Sunday
Trinity Sunday
Christian

May 26 , Thursday
Corpus Christi
Christian

May 26 , Thursday
Lag B’Omer
Jewish holiday

May 26 , Thursday
National Sorry Day
Observance

June 6 , Monday
Western Australia Day
Western Australia

June 6 , Monday
Queensland Day
Local observance

June 7 , Tuesday
Ramadan begins
Muslim

June 12, Sunday
Shavuot
Jewish holiday

June 13 , Monday
Queen’s Birthday
All except Qld, WA

June 20 , Monday
June Solstice
Season

July 2, Saturday
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim

July 3, Sunday
First Day of NAIDOC Week
Observance

July 7 , Thursday
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim

August 1 , Monday
New South Wales Bank Holiday
State Holiday, New South Wales

August 1 , Monday
Northern Territory Picnic Day
Northern Territory

August 10 , Wednesday
Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland
Queensland

August 14, Sunday
Tisha B’Av
Jewish holiday

August 15 , Monday
Assumption of Mary
Christian

September 4, Sunday
Father’s Day
Observance

September 13 , Tuesday
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim

September 22 , Thursday
September equinox
Season

September 26 , Monday
Queen’s Birthday
Western Australia

September 26 , Monday
Family & Community Day
Australian Capital Territory

September 30 , Friday
AFL Grand Final Friday
Victoria

October 1, Saturday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

October 3 , Monday
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday

October 3 , Monday
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim

October 3 , Monday
Queen’s Birthday
Queensland

October 3 , Monday
Labour Day
ACT, NSW, SA

October 4 , Tuesday
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian

October 12 , Wednesday
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday

October 17 , Monday
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

October 23, Sunday
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

October 24 , Monday
Shmini Atzeret
Jewish holiday

October 25 , Tuesday
Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday

October 30, Sunday
Diwali/Deepavali
Observance

October 31 , Monday
Halloween
Observance

November 1 , Tuesday
All Saints’ Day
Christian

November 1 , Tuesday
Melbourne Cup Day
Victoria

November 2 , Wednesday
All Souls’ Day
Christian

November 7 , Monday
Recreation Day
Tasmania

November 11 , Friday
Remembrance Day
Observance

November 27, Sunday
First Sunday of Advent
Observance

December 8 , Thursday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian

December 12 , Monday
Prophet’s Birthday
Muslim

December 21 , Wednesday
Decemberember Solstice
Season

December 24, Saturday
Christmas Eve
Observance

December 25, Sunday
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

December 25, Sunday
Christmas Day
National Holiday

December 26 , Monday
Boxing Day
National Holiday

December 27 , Tuesday
Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday
National Holiday, all except SA

December 27 , Tuesday
Proclamation Day
National Holiday, South Australia

December 31, Saturday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

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