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 Day157
January 26FridayAustralia Day182
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day201
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia220
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria227
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania227
March 12MondayCanberra Day227
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day227
March 30FridayGood Friday245
April 1SundayEaster Sunday247
April 2MondayEaster Monday248
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day271
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland283
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory283
May 13SundayMother's Day289
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day311
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday318
August 6MondayPicnic Day374
September 2SundayFather's Day401
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia430
October 1MondayLabour Day430
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales430
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory430
October 31WednesdayHalloween460
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day466
December 24MondayChristmas Eve514
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day515
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day516
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve521
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