Public Holidays 2023

Australia Public Holidays 2023

This page contains a calendar of all 2023 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.

1 JanSunNew Year’s DayNational
2 JanMonNew Year HolidayNational
11 JanWedDevonport CupTAS
26 JanThuAustralia DayNational
13 FebMonRoyal Hobart RegattaTAS
22 FebWedLaunceston CupTAS
6 MarMonLabour DayWA
7 MarTueKing Island ShowTAS
13 MarMonLabour DayVIC
13 MarMonCanberra DayACT
13 MarMonAdelaide Cup DaySA
13 MarMonEight Hours DayTAS
7 AprFriGood FridayNational
8 AprSatDay following Good FridayNational except TAS & WA
9 AprSunEaster SundayNational except NT, SA & TAS
10 AprMonEaster MondayNational
11 AprTueEaster Tuesday *TAS
25 AprTueAnzac DayNational
1 MayMonLabour DayQLD
1 MayMonMay DayNT
29 MayMonReconciliation DayACT
5 JunMonWestern Australia DayWA
12 JunMonKing’s BirthdayNational except QLD & WA
7 JulFriAlice Springs Show DayNT
14 JulFriTennant Creek Show DayNT
21 JulFriKatherine Show DayNT
28 JulFriDarwin Show DayNT
7 AugMonPicnic DayNT
16 AugWedEkka Wednesday *QLD
18 AugFriBorroloola Show DayNT
25 SepMonKing’s BirthdayWA
29 SepFriAFL Grand Final FridayVIC
2 OctMonLabour DayACT, NSW & SA
2 OctMonKing’s BirthdayQLD
6 OctFriBurnie ShowTAS
12 OctThuRoyal Launceston ShowTAS
20 OctFriFlinders Island ShowTAS
26 OctThuRoyal Hobart ShowTAS
6 NovMonRecreation DayTAS
7 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day *VIC
1 DecFriDevonport ShowTAS
24 DecSunChristmas Eve *NT, QLD & SA
25 DecMonChristmas DayNational
26 DecTueBoxing DayNational except SA
26 DecTueProclamation DaySA
31 DecSunNew Year’s Eve *NT & SA
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— 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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