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 Day-
January 26FridayAustralia Day2
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day21
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia40
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria47
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania47
March 12MondayCanberra Day47
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day47
March 30FridayGood Friday65
April 1SundayEaster Sunday67
April 2MondayEaster Monday68
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day91
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland103
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory103
May 13SundayMother's Day109
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day131
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday138
August 6MondayPicnic Day194
September 2SundayFather's Day221
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia250
October 1MondayLabour Day250
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales250
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory250
October 31WednesdayHalloween280
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day286
December 24MondayChristmas Eve334
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day335
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day336
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve341
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