Australia Public Holidays 2018 and Observances

List of Australia Public Holidays 2018. All you need to know about Public Holidays and Observances in Australia.

Australia Public Holidays 2018 and Observances

Date
Holiday
Holiday type

January 1, Monday
New Year’s Day
National Holiday

January 6, Saturday
Epiphany
Christian

January 7, Sunday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox

January 14, Sunday
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox

January 26, Friday
Australia Day
National Holiday

January 31, Wednesday
Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday

February 12, Monday
Royal Hobart Regatta
Tasmania

February 13, Tuesday
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian

February 14, Wednesday
Ash Wednesday
Christian

February 14, Wednesday
Valentine’s Day
Observance

February 16, Friday
Chinese New Year
Observance

March 1, Thursday
Purim
Jewish holiday

March 5, Monday
Labour Day
Western Australia

March 12, Monday
Labour Day
Victoria

March 12, Monday
Eight Hours Day
Tasmania

March 12, Monday
Adelaide Cup
South Australia

March 12, Monday
Canberra Day
Australian Capital Territory

March 17, Saturday
St Patrick’s Day
Observance

March 20, Tuesday
Marchch equinox
Season

March 21, Wednesday
Harmony Day
Observance

March 25, Sunday
Palm Sunday
Christian

March 29, Thursday
Maundy Thursday
Christian

March 30, Friday
Good Friday
National Holiday

March 31, Saturday
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday

March 31, Saturday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

March 31, Saturday
Holy Saturday
All except Tas, WA

April 1, Sunday
Easter Day
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales

April 1, Sunday
Easter Day
Observance

April 2, Monday
Easter Monday
National Holiday

April 3, Tuesday
Easter Tuesday
Tasmania

April 6, Friday
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox

April 7, Saturday
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday

April 7, Saturday
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox

April 8, Sunday
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox

April 9, Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox

April 11, Wednesday
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday

April 13, Friday
Isra and Mi’raj
Muslim

April 19, Thursday
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday

April 25, Wednesday
ANZAC Day
National Holiday

May 3, Thursday
Lag B’Omer
Jewish holiday

May 7, Monday
May Day
Northern Territory, Queensland

May 10, Thursday
Ascension Day
Christian

May 13, Sunday
Mother’s Day
Observance

May 16, Wednesday
Ramadan begins
Muslim

May 20, Sunday
Pentecost
Christian

May 20, Sunday
Shavuot
Jewish holiday

May 21, Monday
Whit Monday
Christian

May 26, Saturday
National Sorry Day
Observance

May 27, Sunday
Trinity Sunday
Christian

May 31, Thursday
Corpus Christi
Christian

June 4, Monday
Western Australia Day
Western Australia

June 6, Wednesday
Queensland Day
Local observance

June 10, Sunday
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim

June 11, Monday
Queen’s Birthday
All except Qld, WA

June 15, Friday
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim

June 21, Thursday
Junee Solstice
Season

July 1, Sunday
First Day of NAIDOC Week
Observance

July 22, Sunday
Tisha B’Av
Jewish holiday

August 6, Monday
New South Wales Bank Holiday
New South Wales

August 6, Monday
Northern Territory Picnic Day
Northern Territory

August 15, Wednesday
Assumption of Marchy
Christian

August 15, Wednesday
Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland
Queensland

August 22, Wednesday
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim

September 2, Sunday
Father’s Day
Observance

September 10, Monday
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday

September 12, Wednesday
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim

September 19, Wednesday
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday

September 23, Sunday
Septembertember equinox
Season

September 24, Monday
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

September 24, Monday
Family & Community Day
Australian Capital Territory

September 30, Sunday
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

October 1, Monday
Shmini Atzeret
Jewish holiday

October 1, Monday
Queen’s Birthday
Western Australia

October 1, Monday
Queen’s Birthday
Queensland

October 1, Monday
Labour Day
ACT, NSW, SA

October 2, Tuesday
Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday

October 4, Thursday
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian

October 6, Saturday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

October 31, Wednesday
Halloween
Observance

November 1, Thursday
All Saints’ Day
Christian

November 2, Friday
All Souls’ Day
Christian

November 5, Monday
Recreation Day
Tasmania

November 6, Tuesday
Melbourne Cup Day
Victoria

November 7, Wednesday
Diwali/Deepavali
Observance

November 11, Sunday
Remembrance Day
Observance

November 21, Wednesday
Prophet’s Birthday
Muslim

December 2, Sunday
First Sunday of Advent
Observance

December 3, Monday
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

December 8, Saturday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian

December 10, Monday
Last day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

December 21, Friday
Decemberember Solstice
Season

December 24, Monday
Christmas Eve
Observance

December 25, Tuesday
Christmas Day
National Holiday

December 26, Wednesday
Boxing Day
National Holiday

December 31, Monday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

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