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 Day315
January 26FridayAustralia Day340
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day359
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia378
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria385
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania385
March 12MondayCanberra Day385
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day385
March 30FridayGood Friday403
April 1SundayEaster Sunday405
April 2MondayEaster Monday406
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day429
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland441
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory441
May 13SundayMother's Day447
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day469
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday476
August 6MondayPicnic Day532
September 2SundayFather's Day559
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia588
October 1MondayLabour Day588
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales588
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory588
October 31WednesdayHalloween618
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day624
December 24MondayChristmas Eve672
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day673
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day674
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve679
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