Australian Public Holidays 2017

Public Holidays in Australia 2017
Date Weekday Holiday Name Holiday Type Where It is Observed
Jan 1 Sunday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
Jan 1 Sunday New Year’s Day National Holiday
Jan 2 Monday New Year’s Day observed National Holiday
Jan 6 Friday Epiphany Christian
Jan 7 Saturday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox
Jan 14 Saturday Orthodox New Year Orthodox
Jan 26 Thursday Australia Day National Holiday
Jan 28 Saturday Chinese New Year Observance
Feb 11 Saturday Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday
Feb 13 Monday Royal Hobart Regatta State Holiday Tasmania
Feb 14 Tuesday Valentine’s Day Observance
Feb 28 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Christian
Mar 1 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian
Mar 6 Monday Labour Day Common State holiday Western Australia
Mar 12 Sunday Purim Jewish holiday
Mar 13 Monday Labour Day Common State holiday Victoria
Mar 13 Monday Eight Hours Day Common State holiday Tasmania
Mar 13 Monday Adelaide Cup State Holiday South Australia
Mar 13 Monday Canberra Day State Holiday Australian Capital Territory
Mar 17 Friday St Patrick’s Day Observance
Mar 20 Monday March equinox Season
Mar 21 Tuesday Harmony Day Observance
Apr 1 Saturday Daylight Saving Time ends Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Apr 9 Sunday Palm Sunday Christian
Apr 11 Tuesday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
Apr 13 Thursday Maundy Thursday Christian
Apr 14 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox
Apr 14 Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Apr 15 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox
Apr 15 Saturday Holy Saturday Common State holiday All except Tas, WA
Apr 16 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox
Apr 16 Sunday Easter Day Observance All
Apr 16 Sunday Easter Day State Holiday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales
Apr 17 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox
Apr 17 Monday Easter Monday National Holiday
Apr 18 Tuesday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday
Apr 18 Tuesday Easter Tuesday State Holiday Tasmania
Apr 24 Monday Yom HaShoah Jewish holiday
Apr 24 Monday Isra and Mi’raj Muslim
Apr 25 Tuesday ANZAC Day National Holiday All
May 1 Monday May Day Common State holiday Northern Territory, Queensland
May 2 Tuesday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday
May 14 Sunday Lag B’Omer Jewish holiday
May 14 Sunday Mother’s Day Observance
May 25 Thursday Ascension Day Christian
May 26 Friday National Sorry Day Observance
May 27 Saturday Ramadan begins Muslim
May 31 Wednesday Shavuot Jewish holiday
Jun 4 Sunday Pentecost Christian
Jun 5 Monday Whit Monday Christian
Jun 5 Monday Western Australia Day Common State holiday Western Australia
Jun 6 Tuesday Queensland Day Local observance
Jun 11 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian
Jun 12 Monday Queen’s Birthday Common State holiday All except Qld, WA
Jun 15 Thursday Corpus Christi Christian
Jun 21 Wednesday Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny) Muslim
Jun 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
Jun 26 Monday Eid-al-Fitr Muslim
Jul 2 Sunday First Day of NAIDOC Week Observance
Aug 1 Tuesday Tisha B’Av Jewish holiday
Aug 7 Monday New South Wales Bank Holiday State Holiday New South Wales
Aug 7 Monday Northern Territory Picnic Day State Holiday Northern Territory
Aug 15 Tuesday Assumption of Mary Christian
Aug 16 Wednesday Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland State Holiday Queensland
Sep 2 Saturday Eid-al-Adha Muslim
Sep 3 Sunday Father’s Day Observance
Sep 21 Thursday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday
Sep 22 Friday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim
Sep 22 Friday September equinox Season
Sep 25 Monday Queen’s Birthday Common State holiday Western Australia
Sep 25 Monday Family & Community Day State Holiday Australian Capital Territory
Sep 30 Saturday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
Sep 30 Saturday Daylight Saving Time starts Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Oct 2 Monday Queen’s Birthday Common State holiday Queensland
Oct 2 Monday Labour Day Common State holiday ACT, NSW, SA
Oct 4 Wednesday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian
Oct 5 Thursday First day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
Oct 11 Wednesday Last day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
Oct 12 Thursday Shmini Atzeret Jewish holiday
Oct 13 Friday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday
Oct 19 Thursday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
Oct 31 Tuesday Halloween Observance
Nov 1 Wednesday All Saints’ Day Christian
Nov 2 Thursday All Souls’ Day Christian
Nov 6 Monday Recreation Day State Holiday Tasmania
Nov 7 Tuesday Melbourne Cup Day State Holiday Victoria
Nov 11 Saturday Remembrance Day Observance
Dec 1 Friday Prophet’s Birthday Muslim
Dec 3 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
Dec 8 Friday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian
Dec 13 Wednesday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
Dec 20 Wednesday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
Dec 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
Dec 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Observance
Dec 25 Monday Christmas Day National Holiday
Dec 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National Holiday
Dec 31 Sunday New Year’s Eve Observance

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