Public Holidays in Australia in 2024

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There are 7 national holidays in Australia in 2024. 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 2024.

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayNational Holiday
Australia DayJan 26, 2024FridayNational Holiday
Labour DayMar 04, 2024MondayWA
Adelaide Cup DayMar 11, 2024MondaySA
Canberra DayMar 11, 2024MondayACT
Eight Hours DayMar 11, 2024MondayTAS
Labour DayMar 11, 2024MondayVIC
Good FridayMar 29, 2024FridayNational Holiday
Easter SaturdayMar 30, 2024SaturdayAll except TAS, WA
Easter SundayMar 31, 2024SundayACT, NSW, QLD,
VIC, WA
Easter MondayApr 01, 2024MondayNational Holiday
Easter TuesdayApr 02, 2024TuesdayTAS
ANZAC DayApr 25, 2024ThursdayNational Holiday
May DayMay 06, 2024MondayNT
Labour DayMay 06, 2024MondayQLD
Reconciliation DayMay 27, 2024MondayACT
Western Australia DayJun 03, 2024MondayWA
Queen's BirthdayJun 10, 2024MondayAll except QLD, WA
Picnic DayAug 05, 2024MondayNT
Royal Queensland ShowAug 14, 2024WednesdayQLD (Brisbane only)
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Sept 27, 2024FridayVIC
Queen's BirthdaySept 30, 2024MondayWA
Labour DayOct 07, 2024MondayACT, NSW, SA
Queen's BirthdayOct 07, 2024MondayQLD
Melbourne CupNov 05, 2024TuesdayVIC
Christmas Eve
(evening)
Dec 24, 2024TuesdayNT, QLD, SA
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayNational Holiday
Boxing DayDec 26, 2024ThursdayNational Holiday
New Year's Eve
(evening)
Dec 31, 2024TuesdayNT, SA

Please also check working days in Australia in 2024.

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