Public Holidays 2021

Australia Public Holidays 2021

This page contains a calendar of all 2021 public holidays for Australia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

 
DateDayHolidayStates
1 JanFriNew Year’s DayNational
6 JanWedDevonport CupTAS
26 JanTueAustralia DayNational
8 FebMonRoyal Hobart RegattaTAS
24 FebWedLaunceston CupTAS
1 MarMonLabour DayWA
2 MarTueKing Island ShowTAS
8 MarMonLabour DayVIC
8 MarMonCanberra DayACT
8 MarMonAdelaide Cup DaySA
8 MarMonEight Hours DayTAS
2 AprFriGood FridayNational
3 AprSatDay following Good FridayNational except TAS & WA
4 AprSunEaster SundayACT, NSW, QLD & VIC
5 AprMonEaster MondayNational
6 AprTueEaster Tuesday *TAS
25 AprSunAnzac DayNational
26 AprMonAnzac Day HolidayNational except NSW, TAS & VIC
3 MayMonLabour DayQLD
3 MayMonMay DayNT
7 MayFriAGFESTTAS
31 MayMonReconciliation DayACT
7 JunMonWestern Australia DayWA
14 JunMonQueen’s BirthdayNational except QLD & WA
2 JulFriAlice Springs Show DayNT
9 JulFriTennant Creek Show DayNT
16 JulFriKatherine Show DayNT
23 JulFriDarwin Show DayNT
2 AugMonPicnic DayNT
20 AugFriBorroloola Show DayNT
24 SepFriAFL Grand Final FridayVIC
27 SepMonQueen’s BirthdayWA
1 OctFriBurnie ShowTAS
4 OctMonLabour DayACT, NSW & SA
4 OctMonQueen’s BirthdayQLD
7 OctThuRoyal Launceston ShowTAS
15 OctFriFlinders Island ShowTAS
21 OctThuRoyal Hobart ShowTAS
29 OctFriEkka Holiday *QLD
1 NovMonRecreation DayTAS
2 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day *VIC
26 NovFriDevonport ShowTAS
24 DecFriChristmas Eve *NT, QLD & SA
25 DecSatChristmas DayNational
26 DecSunBoxing DayNational except SA
26 DecSunProclamation DaySA
27 DecMonChristmas HolidayNational
28 DecTueProclamation Day HolidaySA
28 DecTueBoxing Day HolidayNational except SA
31 DecFriNew Year’s Eve *NT & SA
Visit australia.gov.au for the original release.

*Note:
— South Australia and Northern Territory have a part-day public holiday for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 7 pm to 12 midnight.
— Queensland has a part-day public holiday for Christmas Eve from 6 pm to midnight.
— Easter Tuesday is a restricted public holiday in Tasmania. Observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service. To check award ring Fair Work Infoline on 131394.
— Ekka Wednesday is observed in Brisbane area only.
— Melbourne Cup Day is observed in all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.

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