2018 Holidays Australia

All 2018 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 2018. 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 2018 calendar page where you can customize your calendar.


DateHolidayNumber of days to go
January 1MondayNew Year's Day344
January 26FridayAustralia Day369
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day388
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia407
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria414
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania414
March 12MondayCanberra Day414
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day414
March 30FridayGood Friday432
April 1SundayEaster Sunday434
April 2MondayEaster Monday435
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day458
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland470
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory470
May 13SundayMother's Day476
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day498
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday505
August 6MondayPicnic Day561
September 2SundayFather's Day588
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia617
October 1MondayLabour Day617
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales617
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory617
October 31WednesdayHalloween647
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day653
December 24MondayChristmas Eve701
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day702
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day703
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve708
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