2017 Holidays Australia

All 2017 Holidays of Australia are listed in the table below. In Australia people enjoy an average of 11 paid holidays a year. 7 of them are nation wide public holidays the others are local public holidays. People in the state of Western Australia are the luckiest with 6 additional local public holidays (13 in total) while the habitants of Tasmania and New South Wales are only entitled to 3 additional local public holidays (just 10 free days a year).


The overview below contains all common holidays and observances for Australia in 2017. Besides the official national and local public holidays, other holidays and observances (like Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day etc.) are included as well. For a printable calendar including all national and local statutory holidays of your state or territory, go to the 2017 calendar page where you can customize your calendar.


DateHolidayNumber of days to go
January 2MondayNew Year's Day-
January 26ThursdayAustralia Day-
February 14TuesdayValentine's Day-
March 6MondayLabour Day Western Australia-
March 13MondayLabour Day Victoria-
March 13MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania-
March 13MondayCanberra Day-
March 13MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day-
April 14FridayGood Friday-
April 16SundayEaster Sunday-
April 17MondayEaster Monday-
April 25TuesdayAnzac Day1
May 1MondayLabour Day Queensland7
May 1MondayMay Day Northern Territory7
May 14SundayMother's Day20
June 5MondayWestern Australia Day42
June 12MondayQueen's Birthday49
August 7MondayPicnic Day105
September 3SundayFather's Day132
October 2MondayLabour Day South Australia161
October 2MondayLabour Day161
October 2MondayLabour Day New South Wales161
October 2MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory161
October 31TuesdayHalloween190
November 7TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day197
December 24SundayChristmas Eve244
December 25MondayChristmas Day245
December 26TuesdayBoxing Day246
December 31SundayNew Year's Eve251
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