Public Holidays 2026

Australia Public Holidays 2026

This page contains a calendar of all 2026 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 JanThuNew Year’s DayNational
7 JanWedDevonport CupTAS
26 JanMonAustralia DayNational
9 FebMonRoyal Hobart RegattaTAS
25 FebWedLaunceston CupTAS
2 MarMonLabour DayWA
3 MarTueKing Island ShowTAS
9 MarMonLabour DayVIC
9 MarMonCanberra DayACT
9 MarMonAdelaide Cup DaySA
9 MarMonEight Hours DayTAS
3 AprFriGood FridayNational
4 AprSatDay following Good FridayNational except TAS & WA
5 AprSunEaster SundayNational except NT, SA & TAS
6 AprMonEaster MondayNational
7 AprTueEaster Tuesday *TAS
25 AprSatAnzac DayNational
27 AprMonAnzac Day HolidayACT & WA
4 MayMonLabour DayQLD
4 MayMonMay DayNT
1 JunMonWestern Australia DayWA
1 JunMonReconciliation DayACT
8 JunMonKing’s BirthdayNational except QLD & WA
3 JulFriAlice Springs Show DayNT
10 JulFriTennant Creek Show DayNT
17 JulFriKatherine Show DayNT
24 JulFriDarwin Show DayNT
3 AugMonPicnic DayNT
12 AugWedEkka Wednesday *QLD
21 AugFriBorroloola Show DayNT
28 SepMonKing’s BirthdayWA
2 OctFriBurnie ShowTAS
TBA AFL Grand Final FridayVIC
5 OctMonLabour DayACT, NSW & SA
5 OctMonKing’s BirthdayQLD
8 OctThuRoyal Launceston ShowTAS
16 OctFriFlinders Island ShowTAS
22 OctThuRoyal Hobart ShowTAS
2 NovMonRecreation DayTAS
3 NovTueMelbourne Cup Day *VIC
27 NovFriDevonport ShowTAS
24 DecThuChristmas Eve *NT, QLD & SA
25 DecFriChristmas DayNational
26 DecSatBoxing DayNational except SA
26 DecSatProclamation DaySA
28 DecMonProclamation Day HolidaySA
28 DecMonBoxing Day HolidayNational except SA
31 DecThuNew Year’s Eve *NT & SA
The dates in this table are from multiple sources. Please choose your state below to view original source.

— 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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