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 Australia14
March 13MondayLabour Day Victoria21
March 13MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania21
March 13MondayCanberra Day21
March 13MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day21
April 14FridayGood Friday53
April 16SundayEaster Sunday55
April 17MondayEaster Monday56
April 25TuesdayAnzac Day64
May 1MondayLabour Day Queensland70
May 1MondayMay Day Northern Territory70
May 14SundayMother's Day83
June 5MondayWestern Australia Day105
June 12MondayQueen's Birthday112
August 7MondayPicnic Day168
September 3SundayFather's Day195
October 2MondayLabour Day South Australia224
October 2MondayLabour Day224
October 2MondayLabour Day New South Wales224
October 2MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory224
October 31TuesdayHalloween253
November 7TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day260
December 24SundayChristmas Eve307
December 25MondayChristmas Day308
December 26TuesdayBoxing Day309
December 31SundayNew Year's Eve314
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