Public Holidays in Australia in 2022

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There are 8 national holidays in Australia in 2022. However, the number of public holidays is different in each state or territory.

For example, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday are public holidays in some states, but they are not public holidays in other states.

The following is the list of public holidays in Australia in 2022.

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
New Year's DayJan 01, 2022SaturdayNational Holiday
Australia DayJan 26, 2022WednesdayNational Holiday
Labour DayMar 07, 2022MondayWA
Adelaide Cup DayMar 14, 2022MondaySA
Canberra DayMar 14, 2022MondayACT
Eight Hours DayMar 14, 2022MondayTAS
Labour DayMar 14, 2022MondayVIC
Good FridayApr 15, 2022FridayNational Holiday
Easter SaturdayApr 16, 2022SaturdayAll except TAS, WA
Easter SundayApr 17, 2022SundayACT, NSW, QLD,
VIC, WA
Easter MondayApr 18, 2022MondayNational Holiday
Easter TuesdayApr 19, 2022TuesdayTAS
ANZAC DayApr 25, 2022MondayNational Holiday
May DayMay 2, 2022MondayNT
Labour DayMay 2, 2022MondayQLD
Reconciliation DayMay 30, 2022MondayACT
Western Australia DayJun 6, 2022MondayWA
Queen's BirthdayJun 13, 2022MondayAll except QLD, WA
Picnic DayAug 1, 2022MondayNT
Royal Queensland ShowAug 10, 2022WednesdayQLD (Brisbane only)
National Day of MourningSep 22, 2022ThursdayNational Holiday
Queen's BirthdaySep 26, 2022MondayWA
Friday before the
AFL Grand Fina
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Sep 30, 2022FridayVIC
Labour DayOct 3, 2022MondayACT, NSW, SA
Queen's BirthdayOct 3, 2022MondayQLD
Melbourne CupNov 1, 2022TuesdayVIC
Christmas Eve
(evening)
Dec 24, 2022SaturdayNT, QLD, SA
Christmas DayDec 25, 2022SundayNational Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2022MondayNational Holiday
New Year's Eve
(evening)
Dec 31, 2022SaturdayNT, SA

Please also check working days in Australia in 2022 or public holidays in Chinese.

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