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 Day-
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day-
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia-
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria-
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania-
March 12MondayCanberra Day-
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day-
March 30FridayGood Friday10
April 1SundayEaster Sunday12
April 2MondayEaster Monday13
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day36
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland48
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory48
May 13SundayMother's Day54
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day76
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday83
August 6MondayPicnic Day139
September 2SundayFather's Day166
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia195
October 1MondayLabour Day195
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales195
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory195
October 31WednesdayHalloween225
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day231
December 24MondayChristmas Eve279
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day280
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day281
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve286
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