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 Day4
February 14TuesdayValentine's Day23
March 6MondayLabour Day Western Australia43
March 13MondayLabour Day Victoria50
March 13MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania50
March 13MondayCanberra Day50
March 13MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day50
April 14FridayGood Friday82
April 16SundayEaster Sunday84
April 17MondayEaster Monday85
April 25TuesdayAnzac Day93
May 1MondayLabour Day Queensland99
May 1MondayMay Day Northern Territory99
May 14SundayMother's Day112
June 5MondayWestern Australia Day134
June 12MondayQueen's Birthday141
August 7MondayPicnic Day197
September 3SundayFather's Day224
October 2MondayLabour Day South Australia253
October 2MondayLabour Day253
October 2MondayLabour Day New South Wales253
October 2MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory253
October 31TuesdayHalloween282
November 7TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day289
December 24SundayChristmas Eve336
December 25MondayChristmas Day337
December 26TuesdayBoxing Day338
December 31SundayNew Year's Eve343
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