Victorian public holidays 2024
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Victorian public holidays 2024

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By strategically adjusting your vacations around public holidays, you can maximise the benefits of your annual leave!

To ensure you don’t miss out on anything important, our guide puts together a list of Victorian (VIC) public holidays in 2024 and important dates for your calendar.

VIC Public Holidays 2024

DateDayHoliday
1 JanMonNew Year’s Day
26 JanFriAustralia Day
11 MarMonLabour Day
29 MarFriGood Friday
30 MarSatDay following Good Friday
31 MarSunEaster Sunday
1 AprMonEaster Monday
25 AprThuAnzac Day
10 JunMonQueen’s Birthday
TBA AFL Grand Final Friday
5 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day *
25 DecWedChristmas Day
26 DecThuBoxing Day

To ensure you don’t miss out on anything important, our guide puts together a list of Victorian public holidays 2024 and important dates for your calendar.

How to Transform Public Holidays into Super Long Weekends in VIC in 2024

To maximise your time off and create an extended weekend by combining annual leave with weekends and public holidays, we’ve prepared a guide to help you make the most of your annual leave allocation efficiently. Here are some smart strategies to consider.

Long weekend in Jan 2024 (9 days from 20 Jan to 28 Jan)

DateTake Leave?Public Holiday/Weekend
Saturday, 20 January Weekend
Sunday, 21 January Weekend
Monday, 22 JanuaryTake Leave 
Tuesday, 23 JanuaryTake Leave 
Wednesday, 24 JanuaryTake Leave 
Thursday, 25 JanuaryTake Leave 
Friday, 26 January Public Holiday – Australia Day
Saturday, 27 January Weekend
Sunday, 28 January Weekend
TotalsDays of annual leave: 4Days off: 5
Total days off: 9

Long weekend in Mar and Apr 2024 (10 days from 29 Mar to 7 Apr)

DateTake Leave?Public Holiday/Weekend
Friday, 29 March Public Holiday – Good Friday
Saturday, 30 March Weekend
Sunday, 31 March Weekend
Monday, 1 April Public Holiday – Easter Monday
Tuesday, 2 AprilTake Leave 
Wednesday, 3 AprilTake Leave 
Thursday, 4 AprilTake Leave 
Friday, 5 AprilTake Leave 
Saturday, 6 April Weekend
Sunday, 7 April Weekend
TotalsDays of annual leave: 4Days off: 6
Total days off: 10

Long weekend in Nov 2024 (9 days from 2 Nov to 10 Nov)

DateTake Leave?Public Holiday/Weekend
Saturday, 2 November Weekend
Sunday, 3 November Weekend
Monday, 4 NovemberTake Leave 
Tuesday, 5 November  Public Holiday – Melbourne Cup Day
Wednesday, 6 NovemberTake Leave 
Thursday, 7 November Take Leave 
Friday, 8 NovemberTake Leave 
Saturday, 9 November Weekend
Sunday, 10 November Weekend
TotalsDays of Annual leave: 4Days off: 5
Total days off: 9

Long weekend in Dec 2024 (12 days from 21 Dec to 1 Jan)

DateTake Leave?Public Holiday/Weekend
Saturday, 21 December Weekend
Sunday, 22 December Weekend
Monday, 23 DecemberTake Leave 
Tuesday, 24 DecemberTake Leave 
Wednesday, 25 December Public Holiday – Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December Public Holiday – Boxing Day
Friday, 27 DecemberTake Leave 
Saturday, 28 December Weekend
Sunday, 29 December Weekend
Monday, 30 DecemberTake Leave 
Tuesday, 31 DecemberTake Leave 
Wednesday, 1 January Public Holiday – New Year’s Day
TotalsDays of annual leave: 5Days off: 7
Total days off: 12

https://business.vic.gov.au/business-information/public-holidays/victorian-public-holidays-2024

How many public holidays are there in Victoria in 2024?

We have 13 official public holidays or 11 weekday public holidays in Victoria this year.

What are the public holidays in VIC?

In Victoria, major public holidays include New Year’s Day, Australia Day, Labour Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen’s Birthday, Melbourne Cup Day, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day.

Is Australia Day a public holiday in 2024?

Australia Day is a public holiday across the country on January 26th each year.

When is the holidays for Easter 2024?

In 2024, Good Friday falls on March 29th, followed by Easter Monday on April 1st.

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