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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.
 
Western Australianext public holiday is September 24th: Queen's Birthday (valid within Western Australia)

 
 
 
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NAMEVARIABLE DAYIN YEAR 2018IN YEAR 2019VALID 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 5thMarch 4thTasmaniaTasmania
Labour Dayfirst Monday in MarchMarch 5thMarch 4thWestern AustraliaWestern Australia
Labour Daysecond Monday in MarchMarch 12thMarch 11thVictoriaVictoria
Good Fridaytwo days before Easter SundayMarch 30thApril 19thwhole Australiawhole Australia
Easter SundayEaster SundayApril 1stApril 21stwhole Australiawhole Australia
Easter Mondayone day after Easter SundayApril 2ndApril 22ndwhole Australiawhole Australia
Bank holidayfirst Tuesday after Easter SundayApril 3rdApril 23rdTasmaniaTasmania
Anzac Day-April 25thApril 25thwhole Australiawhole Australia
May Dayfirst Monday in MayMay 7thMay 6thNorthern TerritoryNorthern Territory
Labour Dayfirst Monday in MayMay 7thMay 6thQueenslandQueensland
Foundation Dayfirst Monday in JuneJune 4thJune 3rdWestern AustraliaWestern Australia
Queen's Birthdaysecond Monday in JuneJune 11thJune 10thwhole Australia except Western Australiawhole Australia except Western Australia
Bank holidayfirst Monday in AugustAugust 6thAugust 5thAustralian Capital Territory, New South WalesAustralian Capital Territory, New South WalesAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales
Picnic Dayfirst Monday in AugustAugust 6thAugust 5thNorthern TerritoryNorthern Territory
Queen's Birthdaylast Monday in SeptemberSeptember 24thSeptember 30thWestern AustraliaWestern Australia
Labour Dayfirst Monday in OctoberOctober 1stOctober 7thAustralian 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 25thDecember 31stSouth AustraliaSouth Australia