2024 public holidays

This is the list of 2024 public holidays for each state and territory in Australia. Public holidays can be different depending on the state or territory you're in.

Find what the public holidays are in your state or territory by selecting from the list below.

Australian Capital Territory

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Monday 11 March - Canberra Day
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Saturday 30 March - Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 31 March - Easter Sunday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 27 May - Reconciliation Day
  • Monday 10 June - Sovereign’s Birthday
  • Monday 7 October - Labour Day
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

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

New South Wales

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Saturday 30 March - Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 31 March - Easter Sunday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 10 June - King's Birthday
  • Monday 7 October - Labour Day
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

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

Northern Territory

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Saturday 30 March - Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 31 March - Easter Sunday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 6 May - May Day
  • Monday 10 June - June public holiday
  • Monday 5 August - Picnic Day
  • Tuesday 24 December - Christmas Eve (from 7 pm to midnight)
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 31 December - New Year's Eve (from 7 pm to midnight)

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

Queensland

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Saturday 30 March - The day after Good Friday
  • Sunday 31 March - Easter Sunday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 6 May - Labour Day
  • Wednesday 14 August – Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only)
  • Monday 7 October – King’s Birthday
  • Tuesday 24 December – Christmas Eve (from 6pm - midnight)
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

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

South Australia

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Monday 11 March - Adelaide Cup Day (subject to proclamation)
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Saturday 30 March - Easter Saturday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 10 June - King's Birthday
  • Monday 7 October - Labour Day
  • Tuesday 24 December - Christmas Eve (from 7pm to midnight)
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Proclamation Day public holiday / Boxing Day/
  • Tuesday 31 December - New Year's Eve (from 7pm to midnight)

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

Tasmania

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Monday 12 February - Royal Hobart Regatta
  • Monday 11 March - Eight Hours Day
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Tuesday 2 April - Easter Tuesday (generally Tasmanian Public Service only)
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 10 June - King's Birthday
  • Monday 4 November - Recreation Day
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

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

Victoria

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Monday 11 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Saturday 30 March - Saturday before Easter Sunday
  • Sunday 31 March - Easter Sunday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 10 June - King's Birthday
  • Friday before AFL Grand Final (subject to AFL schedule)
  • Tuesday 5 November - Melbourne Cup
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

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

Western Australia

  • Monday 1 January - New Year's Day
  • Friday 26 January - Australia Day
  • Monday 4 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 29 March - Good Friday
  • Sunday 31 March - Easter Sunday
  • Monday 1 April - Easter Monday
  • Thursday 25 April - Anzac Day
  • Monday 3 June – Western Australia Day
  • Monday 23 September - King's Birthday (Some regional areas in WA hold the King's Birthday public holiday on a different date)
  • Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day

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

Source reference: Fair Work Act 2009 s.115

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