Labour Day (Australia)

Labour Day in Australia is a public holiday in most states and territories, and it is observed on different days in different states.

Labour Day is a holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labour Day has it origins in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation and eight hours for rest. In most countries, Labour Day is observed on May 1 each year, however, Labour Day is observed on different dates in different states in Australia.

ACT, NSW, SA

In the states of Australian Capital Territory (ACT), New South Wales (NSW) and South Australia (SA), Labour Day is observed on the 1st Monday in October. The following is the list of Labour Day from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Labour DayOct 04, 2021Monday
Labour DayOct 03, 2022Monday
Labour DayOct 02, 2023Monday
Labour DayOct 07, 2024Monday
Labour DayOct 06, 2025Monday

QLD

In the states of Queensland, Labour Day is observed on the 1st Monday in May. The following is the list of Labour Day from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Labour DayMay 03, 2021Monday
Labour DayMay 02, 2022Monday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023Monday
Labour DayMay 06, 2024Monday
Labour DayMay 05, 2025Monday

VIC

In the states of Victoria, Labour Day is observed on the 2nd Monday in March. The following is the list of Labour Day from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Labour DayMar 08, 2021Monday
Labour DayMar 14, 2022Monday
Labour DayMar 13, 2023Monday
Labour DayMar 11, 2024Monday
Labour DayMar 10, 2025Monday

WA

In the states of Western Australia, Labour Day is observed on the 1st Monday in March. The following is the list of Labour Day from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Labour DayMar 01, 2021Monday
Labour DayMar 07, 2022Monday
Labour DayMar 06, 2023Monday
Labour DayMar 04, 2024Monday
Labour DayMar 03, 2025Monday

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