Public Holidays Australia 2021
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Public Holidays Australia 2021

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NSW Public Holidays 2021

VIC Public Holidays 2021

QLD Public Holidays 2021

WA Public Holidays 2021

SA Public Holidays 2021

Public Holidays in Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 8 March – Canberra Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 26 April – Anzac Day (substitute day as Anzac Day falls on a weekend)
  • Monday 31 May – Reconciliation Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 4 October – Labour Day
  • Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Monday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Additional public holiday for Boxing Day

For more information on public holidays in the Australian Capital Territory (eg. regional holidays), contact the ACT Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate  on 13 22 81.

Public Holidays in New South Wales (NSW) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 4 October – Labour Day
  • Saturday – 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Monday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Additional public holiday for Boxing Day

For more information on public holidays in New South Wales (eg. regional holidays), contact the NSW Government  on 13 16 28.

Public Holidays in Northern Territory (NT) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 26 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 3 May – May Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 2 August – Picnic Day
  • Friday 24 December – Christmas Eve (from 7pm to midnight)
  • Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day
  • Friday 31 December – New Year’s Eve (from 7pm to midnight)

For more information on public holidays in the Northern Territory (eg. show days and other regional holidays), contact the NT Government  on (08) 8999 5511. 

Public Holidays in Queensland (QLD) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – The day after Good Friday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 26 April – Anzac Day (substitute day as Anzac Day falls on a weekend)
  • Monday 3 May – Labour Day
  • Wednesday 11 August – Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only)
  • Monday 4 October – Queen’s Birthday
  • Friday 24 December – Christmas Eve (from 6pm to midnight)
  • Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Monday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Additional public holiday for Boxing Day

For more information on public holidays in Queensland (eg. regional holidays), contact the Queensland Government  on 13 74 68.

Public Holidays in South Australia (SA) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 8 March – Adelaide Cup Day (subject to proclamation)
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 26 April – Additional public holiday for Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 4 October – Labour Day
  • Friday 24 December – Christmas Eve (from 7pm to 12 midnight)
  • Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 December – Boxing Day/Proclamation Day
  • Monday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Additional public holiday for Boxing Day/Proclamation Day
  • Friday 31 December – New Year’s Eve (from 7pm to midnight)

For more information on public holidays in South Australia (eg. regional holidays), contact SafeWork SA  on 1300 365 255.

Public Holidays in Tasmania (TAS) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 8 February – Royal Hobart Regatta (only observed in certain areas of the state)
  • Monday 8 March – Eight Hours Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Tuesday 6 April – Easter Tuesday – generally Public Service only
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Tuesday 2 November – Recreation Day (all parts of the state which do not observe Royal Hobart Regatta)
  • Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day (substitute day as Boxing Day falls on a weekend)

For more information on public holidays in Tasmania (eg. regional holidays), contact WorkSafe Tasmania  on 1300 366 322 (within Tasmania) or (03) 6166 4600 (outside Tasmania).

Public Holidays in Victoria (VIC) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day 
  • Monday 8 March – Labour Day 
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • TBC – Friday before AFL Grand Final (subject to AFL schedule)
  • Tuesday 2 November – Melbourne Cup
  • Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Monday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Additional public holiday for Boxing Day

For more information on public holidays in Victoria (eg. regional holidays), contact Business Victoria  on 13 22 15.

Public Holidays in Western Australia (WA) in 2021

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 1 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day 
  • Monday 26 April – Additional public holiday for Anzac Day
  • Monday 7 June – Western Australia Day
  • Monday 27 September – Queen’s Birthday (Some regional areas in WA hold the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on a different date)
  • Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Monday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Additional public holiday for Boxing Day 

For more information on public holidays in Western Australia (eg. regional holidays), contact the WA Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety  on 1300 655 266.

Public Holidays Australia 2021

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