2016 Holidays Australia

All 2016 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 2016. 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 2016 calendar page where you can customize your calendar.

 

DateHolidayNumber of days to go
January 1FridayNew Year's Day-
January 26TuesdayAustralia Day-
February 14SundayValentine's Day-
March 7MondayLabour Day Western Australia-
March 14MondayLabour Day Victoria-
March 14MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania-
March 14MondayCanberra Day-
March 14MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day-
March 25FridayGood Friday-
March 27SundayEaster Sunday-
March 28MondayEaster Monday-
April 25MondayAnzac Day-
May 2MondayLabour Day Queensland-
May 2MondayMay Day Northern Territory-
May 8SundayMother's Day-
June 6MondayWestern Australia Day-
June 13MondayQueen's Birthday-
August 1MondayPicnic Day-
September 4SundayFather's Day-
October 3MondayLabour Day South Australia-
October 3MondayLabour Day-
October 3MondayLabour Day New South Wales-
October 3MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory-
October 31MondayHalloween-
November 1TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day-
December 24SaturdayChristmas Eve-
December 25SundayChristmas Day-
December 26MondayBoxing Day-
December 31SaturdayNew Year's Eve-
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