Public Holidays Australia 2022
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Public Holidays Australia 2022

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NSW Public Holidays 2022

VIC Public Holidays 2022

QLD Public Holidays 2022

WA Public Holidays 2022

SA Public Holidays 2022

Australian Capital Territory

  • Saturday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Monday 3 January – Additional public holiday for New Year’s Day
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 14 March – Canberra Day
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 16 April – Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 17 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 30 May – Reconciliation Day
  • Monday 13 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 3 October – Labour Day
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas 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.

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New South Wales

  • Saturday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Monday 3 January – Additional public holiday for New Year’s Day
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 16 April – Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 17 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 13 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 3 October – Labour Day
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day

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

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Northern Territory

  • Saturday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Monday 3 January – Additional public holiday for New Year’s Day
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 16 April – Easter Saturday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 2 May – May Day
  • Monday 13 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 1 August – Picnic Day
  • Saturday 24 December – Christmas Eve (from 7pm to 12 midnight)
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 27 December – Substitute day for Boxing Day
  • Saturday 31 December – New Year’s Eve (from 7pm to 12 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. 

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Queensland

  • Saturday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Monday 3 January – Additional public holiday for New Year’s Day
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 16 April – The day after Good Friday
  • Sunday 17 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 2 May – Labour Day
  • Wednesday 10 August – Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only)
  • Monday 3 October – Queen’s Birthday
  • Saturday 24 December – Christmas Eve (from 6pm to 12 midnight)
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day

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

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South Australia

  • Monday 3 January – New Year’s Day (substitute day as New Year’s Day falls on a Saturday)
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 14 March – Adelaide Cup Day (subject to proclamation)
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 16 April – Easter Saturday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 13 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 3 October – Labour Day
  • Saturday 24 December – Christmas Eve (from 7pm to 12 midnight)
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 27 December – Boxing Day/Proclamation Day
  • Saturday 31 December – New Year’s Eve (from 7pm to 12 midnight)

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

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Tasmania

  • Monday 3 January – New Year’s Day (substitute day as New Year’s Day falls on a weekend)
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 14 February – Royal Hobart Regatta (only observed in certain areas of the state)
  • Monday 14 March – Eight Hours Day
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Tuesday 19 April – Easter Tuesday – generally Public Service only
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 13 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 7 November – Recreation Day (all parts of the state which do not observe Royal Hobart Regatta)
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day

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).

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Victoria

  • Saturday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Monday 3 January – Additional public holiday for New Year’s Day
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 14 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 16 April – Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sunday 17 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 13 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • TBC – Friday before AFL Grand Final (subject to AFL schedule)
  • Tuesday 1 November – Melbourne Cup
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December – Additional public holiday for Christmas Day

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

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Western Australia

  • Saturday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Monday 3 January – Additional public holiday for New Year’s Day
  • Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 7 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 15 April – Good Friday
  • Monday 18 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 6 June – Western Australia Day
  • Monday 26 September – Queen’s Birthday (Some regional areas in WA hold the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on a different date)
  • Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December – Boxing Day/Additional public holiday for Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 27 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.

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