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 Day277
January 26FridayAustralia Day302
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day321
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia340
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria347
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania347
March 12MondayCanberra Day347
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day347
March 30FridayGood Friday365
April 1SundayEaster Sunday367
April 2MondayEaster Monday368
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day391
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland403
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory403
May 13SundayMother's Day409
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day431
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday438
August 6MondayPicnic Day494
September 2SundayFather's Day521
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia550
October 1MondayLabour Day550
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales550
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory550
October 31WednesdayHalloween580
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day586
December 24MondayChristmas Eve634
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day635
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day636
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve641
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