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 Day40
January 26FridayAustralia Day65
February 14WednesdayValentine's Day84
March 5MondayLabour Day Western Australia103
March 12MondayLabour Day Victoria110
March 12MondayEight Hours Day Tasmania110
March 12MondayCanberra Day110
March 12MondayMarch Public Holiday or Adelaide Cup Day110
March 30FridayGood Friday128
April 1SundayEaster Sunday130
April 2MondayEaster Monday131
April 25WednesdayAnzac Day154
May 7MondayLabour Day Queensland166
May 7MondayMay Day Northern Territory166
May 13SundayMother's Day172
June 4MondayWestern Australia Day194
June 11MondayQueen's Birthday201
August 6MondayPicnic Day257
September 2SundayFather's Day284
October 1MondayLabour Day South Australia313
October 1MondayLabour Day313
October 1MondayLabour Day New South Wales313
October 1MondayLabour Day Australian Capital Territory313
October 31WednesdayHalloween343
November 6TuesdayMelbourne Cup Day349
December 24MondayChristmas Eve397
December 25TuesdayChristmas Day398
December 26WednesdayBoxing Day399
December 31MondayNew Year's Eve404
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