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In addition to Easter there are six public holidays valid within whole Australia (see shadowed lines). Many other public holidays are valid only within certain states/territories or even only parts of them. Least ones are not shown here.
The date used for ascertaining the next public holiday is based on GMT. Daylight saving time is not taken into account due to the time difference to Australia.
 
whole Australianext public holiday is December 25th: Christmas Day (valid within whole Australia)

 
 
 
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NAMEVARIABLE DAYIN YEAR 2017IN YEAR 2018VALID WITHIN
New Year's Day-January 1stJanuary 1stwhole Australiawhole Australia
Australia Day-January 26thJanuary 26thwhole Australiawhole Australia
Regatta Day-February 14thFebruary 14thTasmaniaTasmania
Eight Hours Dayfirst Monday in MarchMarch 6thMarch 5thTasmaniaTasmania
Labour Dayfirst Monday in MarchMarch 6thMarch 5thWestern AustraliaWestern Australia
Labour Daysecond Monday in MarchMarch 13thMarch 12thVictoriaVictoria
Good Fridaytwo days before Easter SundayApril 14thMarch 30thwhole Australiawhole Australia
Easter SundayEaster SundayApril 16thApril 1stwhole Australiawhole Australia
Easter Mondayone day after Easter SundayApril 17thApril 2ndwhole Australiawhole Australia
Bank holidayfirst Tuesday after Easter SundayApril 18thApril 3rdTasmaniaTasmania
Anzac Day-April 25thApril 25thwhole Australiawhole Australia
May Dayfirst Monday in MayMay 1stMay 7thNorthern TerritoryNorthern Territory
Labour Dayfirst Monday in MayMay 1stMay 7thQueenslandQueensland
Foundation Dayfirst Monday in JuneJune 5thJune 4thWestern AustraliaWestern Australia
Queen's Birthdaysecond Monday in JuneJune 12thJune 11thwhole Australia except Western Australiawhole Australia except Western Australia
Bank holidayfirst Monday in AugustAugust 7thAugust 6thAustralian Capital Territory, New South WalesAustralian Capital Territory, New South WalesAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales
Picnic Dayfirst Monday in AugustAugust 7thAugust 6thNorthern TerritoryNorthern Territory
Queen's Birthdaylast Monday in SeptemberSeptember 25thSeptember 24thWestern AustraliaWestern Australia
Labour Dayfirst Monday in OctoberOctober 2ndOctober 1stAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South AustraliaAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South AustraliaAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South AustraliaAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia
Christmas Day-December 25thDecember 25thwhole Australiawhole Australia
Boxing Day-December 26thDecember 26thwhole Australiawhole Australia
Proclamation Daylast Tuesday in DecemberDecember 26thDecember 25thSouth AustraliaSouth Australia