Australian Public Holidays and Special Days
1st - New Year's day
26th - Australia Day / Invasion Day
First Monday - Western Australia: Labour Day; Tasmania: Eight Hour Day.
Second Monday - Victoria: Labour day; Australian Capital Territory: Canberra Day
Easter Holidays begin on Good Friday and continue until following Monday (in some states Easter Tuesday is also a public holiday.
25th - Anzac Day (pictured right: Canberra's War Memorial).
First Monday - Queensland: Labour Day; Northern Territory: May Day
Second Monday - Queen's Birthday (except Western Australia)
First Full Week - NAIDOC Week
First Monday - New South Wales: Bank Holiday
1st - National Wattle Day (some states)
3rd - National Australia Flag Day
First Monday - New South Wales and Australian Capital territory: Labour Day
6th - Western Australia: Queen's birthday
10th - World Homeless Day
Second Monday - South Australia: Labour Day
First Tuesday - Melbourne, Victoria: Melbourne Cup Day
11th - Rememberance Day
25th - Christmas Day
26th - Boxing Day (except South Australia)
28th - South Australia: Proclamation Day
Major Festivals & Events in Australia