2020 Public Holidays – States and Territories

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New South Wales (NSW)

Holiday2020
New Year’s Day*Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January
Good FridayFriday 10 April
Easter Saturday
(the Saturday following Good Friday)
Saturday 11 April
Easter SundaySunday 12 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Anzac DaySaturday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday / Volunteer’s DayMonday 8 June
Bank Holiday~Monday 3 August
Labour DayMonday 5 October
Christmas Day*Friday 25 December
Boxing Day*Saturday 26 December
& Monday 28 December

Regional

HolidayLocation2020
Walcha Cup
(midday to 6pm)
WalchaFriday
7 February
Kangaroo Valley ShowShoalhavenFriday
14 February
Albury Gold Cup (midday to 6pm)Albury CityFriday
20 March
Muswellbrook CupMuswellbrookREVOKED
Yeoval ShowYeovalREVOKED
Maclean ShowClarence ValleyREVOKED
Nyngan ShowBogan ShireREVOKED
Coonamble Annual ShowCoonamble ShireREVOKED
Ramornie Race DayClarence ValleyREVOKED
Grafton CupClarence ValleyREVOKED
Trundle Show
(9am to 5pm)
ParkesREVOKED
Peak Hill Show
(9am to 5pm)
ParkesREVOKED
Parkes Show
(midday to 6pm)
ParkesREVOKED
West Wyalong ShowBland ShireREVOKED
Jacaranda ThursdayClarence ValleyREVOKED
Lismore CupLismore City Council AreaThursday
24 September

Local

EventLocation2020
Newcastle ShowLake Macquarie City Council areaFriday
6 March
Newcastle ShowNewcastle City Council areaFriday
6 March
Kempsey Show
(1pm onwards)
Kempsey Shire Council areaWednesday
22 April
Kempsey Cup
(1pm onwards)
Kempsey Shire Council areaFriday
5 November


Queensland (QLD)

Holiday2020
New Year’s Day*Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January^
Good FridayFriday 10 April
The day after Good FridaySaturday 11 April
Easter SundaySunday 12 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Anzac Day^Saturday 25 April
Labour DayMonday 4 May
Queen’s BirthdayMonday 5 October
Christmas Eve~Thursday 24 December
Christmas Day*Friday 25 December
Boxing Day*Saturday 26 December
& Monday 28 December*

Regional

Holiday2020Notes
Royal Queensland Show (moved)Friday
August 14
Brisbane area only
People’s long weekend / EKKAFriday
August 14
Brisbane; Burdekin; Charters Towers; Cloncurry; Gold Coast; Livingstone; Logan; Mackay; Rockhampton; Weipa Town Area; and Whitsunday (Bowen area only)

South Australia (SA)

Holiday2020
New Year’s DayWednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January
Adelaide Cup DayMonday 9 March
Good FridayFriday 10 April
Easter SaturdaySaturday 11 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Anzac DaySaturday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday / Volunteer’s DayMonday 8 June
Labour DayMonday 5 October
Christmas Eve*Thursday 24 December
Christmas DayFriday 25 December
Boxing Day / Proclamation DaySaturday 26 December
& Monday 28 December
New Year’s Eve*Thursday 31 December

Tasmania (TAS)

Holiday2020
New Year’s DayWednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January
Eight Hours DayMonday 9 March
Good FridayFriday 10 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Easter Tuesday^^Tuesday 14 April
Anzac Day*Saturday 25 April
Queen’s BirthdayMonday 8 June
Christmas DayFriday 25 December
Boxing Day^Saturday 26 December
& Monday 28 December

Regional

Holiday2020
Devonport Cup
(generally public service only
– 11am onwards)
Wednesday 8 January
Royal Hobart Regatta
(southern Tasmania)
Monday 10 February
Launceston Cup
(generally public service all day and others
– 11am onwards)
Wednesday 26 February
King Island ShowTuesday 3 March
AGFESTFriday 8 May
Burnie ShowFriday 2 October
Royal Launceston ShowThursday 8 October
Flinders Island ShowFriday 16 October
Royal Hobart Show (south Tasmania)Thursday 22 October
Recreation Day
(northern Tasmania/those that do not
celebrate the Royal Hobart Regatta)
Monday 2 November
Devonport ShowFriday 27 November

Victoria (VIC)

Holiday2020
New Year’s DayWednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January
Labour DayMonday 9 March
Good Friday*Friday 10 April
Saturday before Easter SundaySaturday 11 April
Easter SundaySunday 12 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Anzac Day*Saturday 25 April
Queen’s BirthdayMonday 8 June
Friday before AFL Grand FinalFriday 23 October
Melbourne CupTuesday 3 November
Christmas Day*Friday 25 December
Boxing Day^Saturday 26 December
& Monday 28 December^

Regional

Holiday2020
Golden Plains ShireFriday 16 October
City of Greater GeelongWednesday 21 October
Numurkah District within the municipal
district of the Shire of Moira
Wednesday 21 October
Moira ShireWednesday 21 October
Greater Bendigo City CouncilWednesday 28 October
Macedon Ranges Shire CouncilWednesday 4 November
Golden Plains ShireFriday 13 November
Wodonga City CouncilFriday 27 November


Western Australia (WA)

Holiday2020
New Year’s Day^Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January
Labour DayMonday 2 March
Good FridayFriday 10 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Anzac Day^Saturday 25 April
& Monday 27 April
Western Australia DayMonday 1 June
Queen’s Birthday#Monday 28 September
Christmas Day^Friday 25 December
Boxing Day^Saturday 26 December
& Monday 28 December

Regional

Regional Holiday2020
Queen’s Birthday public holiday – Town of Port HedlandMonday 3 August
Queen’s Birthday public holiday – City of KarrathaMonday 3 August
Queen’s Birthday public holiday – Shire of East Pilbara – Marble BarMonday 6 July
Queen’s Birthday public holiday – Shire of East Pilbara – NewmanMonday 17 August

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Holiday2020
New Year’s DayWednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January*
Canberra DayMonday 9 March
Good FridayFriday 10 April
Easter SaturdaySaturday 11 April
Easter SundaySunday 12 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Anzac Day^Saturday 25 April &
Monday 27 April
Reconciliation DayMonday 1 June
Queen’s BirthdayMonday 8 June
Labour DayMonday 5 October
Christmas Day^^Friday 25 December
Boxing Day^^^Saturday 26 December &
Monday 28 December

Northern Territory (NT)

Holiday2020
New Year’s Day^^Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day HolidayMonday 27 January
Good FridayFriday 10 April
Easter SaturdaySaturday 11 April
Easter MondayMonday 13 April
Anzac Day^Saturday 25 April
May DayMonday 4 May
Queen’s BirthdayMonday 8 June
Picnic DayMonday 3 August
Christmas Eve*Thursday 24 December
Christmas Day^^Friday 25 December
Boxing Day^^Saturday 26 December &
Monday 28 December
New Year’s Eve*Thursday 31 December

Regional

Regional Holiday2020
Borroloola Show DayFriday 14 August
Alice Springs Show DayFriday 3 July
Tennant Creek Show DayFriday 10 July
Katherine Show DayFriday 17 July
Darwin Show DayFriday 24 July