2021 Public Holidays – Australia, State by State

2021 Public Holidays for each Australian State and Territory

Below are the list of 2021 public holidays for each Australian State and Territory.

 

Australia Capital Territory

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 8 March – Canberra Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 26 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 31 May – Reconciliation Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 4 October – Labour Day
  • Saturday 25 and Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 and Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day

 

New South Wales

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 4 October – Labour Day
  • Saturday 25 and Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 and Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day

 

Northern Territory

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 3 May – May Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 2 August – Picnic Day
  • Friday 24 December – Christmas Eve (part-day 7pm to midnight)
  • Saturday 25 and Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day
  • Friday 31 December – New Year’s Eve (part-day 7pm to midnight)

 

Queensland

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – The day after Good Friday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 26 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 3 May – Labour Day
  • Wednesday 11 August – Royal Queensland Show – Brisbane Area Only
  • Monday 4 October – Queens Birthday
  • Friday 24 December. – Christmas Eve (part-day 6pm to midnight)
  • Saturday 25 and Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 and Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day

 

South Australia

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 8 March – Adelaide Cup Day
  • Friday 2 April Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Easter Saturday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 26 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 4 October – Labour Day
  • Friday 24 December – Christmas Eve (part-day from 7pm – midnight)
  • Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 28 December – Boxing day/Proclamation Day
  • Friday 31 December – New Year’s Eve (part-day from 7pm – midnight)

 

Tasmania

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia day
  • Monday 8 February – Royal Hobart Regatta (only observed in certain areas of the state)
  • Monday 8 March – Eight Hours Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Tuesday 6 April – Easter Tuesday (only applies to certain awards or registered agreements & the state public service)
  • Sunday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • Monday 1 November – Recreation Day (all parts of the state which don’t observe Royal Hobart Regatta)
  • Saturday 25 and Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 and Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day

 

Victoria

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 8 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Saturday 3 April – Day following Good Friday
  • Sunday 4 April – Easter Sunday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Saturday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 14 June – Queen’s Birthday
  • TBC – Friday before AFL Grand Final (subject to AFL schedule)
  • Tuesday 2 November – Melbourne Cup
  • Saturday 25 and Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 and Tuesday 28 December – Boxing Day

 

Western Australia

  • Friday 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Tuesday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Monday 1 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 2 April – Good Friday
  • Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
  • Saturday 25 April – Anzac Day
  • Monday 7 June – Western Australia Day
  • Monday 27 September – Queen’s Birthday
  • Saturday 25 and Monday 27 December – Christmas Day
  • Sunday 26 and Tuesday 28December – Boxing Day

 

Note, only the capital city 2021 public holidays are listed. Regional show days are not listed.

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