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 Day252
January 26FridayAustralia Day277
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day296
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia315
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria322
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania322
March 12MondayCanberra Day322
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day322
March 30FridayGood Friday340
April 1SundayEaster Sunday342
April 2MondayEaster Monday343
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day366
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland378
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory378
May 13SundayMother's Day384
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day406
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday413
August 6MondayPicnic Day469
September 2SundayFather's Day496
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia525
October 1MondayLabour Day525
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales525
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory525
October 31WednesdayHalloween555
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day561
December 24MondayChristmas Eve609
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day610
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day611
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve616
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