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 Day217
January 26FridayAustralia Day242
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day261
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia280
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria287
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania287
March 12MondayCanberra Day287
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day287
March 30FridayGood Friday305
April 1SundayEaster Sunday307
April 2MondayEaster Monday308
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day331
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland343
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory343
May 13SundayMother's Day349
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day371
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday378
August 6MondayPicnic Day434
September 2SundayFather's Day461
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia490
October 1MondayLabour Day490
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales490
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory490
October 31WednesdayHalloween520
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day526
December 24MondayChristmas Eve574
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day575
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day576
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve581
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