Australia Day

Australia Day is the national holiday in Australia, and it is observed on January 26 each year.

Australia Day marks the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of British ships in New South Wales, and raising the British flag for the first time at Sydney Cove on January 26, 1788. A fleet of 11 British ships departed England on May 13, 1787, and arrived Sydney Cove on January 26, 1788. New South Wales is the first European settlement in Australia.

Australia Day was celebrated with different names in different states over time such as Anniversary Day, Foundation Day, Invasion Day and National Day of Mourning etc.

The following is the list of Australia Day from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Australia DayJan 26, 2021Tuesday
Australia DayJan 26, 2022Wednesday
Australia DayJan 26, 2023Thursday
Australia DayJan 26, 2024Friday
Australia DayJan 26, 2025Sunday

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