Melbourne Cup public holiday

Victoria has the Melbourne Cup public holiday on Tuesday 1 November. This applies across Victoria, unless an alternate regional public holiday has been arranged.

Many regional municipalities have declared an alternate day to celebrate the Melbourne Cup holiday. The full list of regional public holidays for Melbourne Cup is available at the Business Victoria website external-icon.

Public holidays for all other States and Territories are available on this site at 2011 Public Holidays and 2012 Public Holidays.

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Page last updated: 27 Oct 2011