2016 Public Holidays Calendar

All public holidays are accurate at the time of publishing but are subject to change depending on what state you live in. Please make sure you check any dates with your own states public holidays before booking any holidays.

2016 Public Holiday and Special Occasions Calendar Australia

January 2016
New Years DayFriday 1 January 2016 Public Holiday
Australia DayTuesday 26 January 2016Public Holiday
February 2016
Valentines Day Sunday 14 February 2016Special Occasion
March 2016
Labour Day (WA)Monday 7 March 2016Public Holiday WA
Labour Day (VIC) Monday 14 March 2016Public Holiday VIC
Canberra Day (ACT)Monday 14 March 2016Public Holiday ACT
Eight Hours Day (TAS)Monday 14 March 2016Public Holiday TAS
Adelaide Cup (SA)Public Holiday SA
St Patricks DayThursday 17 March 2016
Good FridayFriday 25 March 2016Public Holiday
Easter SaturdaySaturday 26 March 2016Public Holiday
Easter SundaySunday 27 March 2016 Public Holiday
Easter Monday Monday 28 March 2016 Public Holiday
Easter Tuesday (TAS only) Tuesday 29 March 2016Public Holiday TAS
April 2016
Anzac DayMonday 25 April 2016Public Holiday
May 2016
May Day (NT)Monday 2 May 2016Public Holiday NT
Mothers Day Sunday 8 May 2016Special Occasion
National Sorry DayThursday 26 May 2016
June 2016
Western Australia Day (WA)
Formally ‘Foundation Day’
Monday 6 June 2016Public Holiday WA
Queensland Day (QLD)Monday 6 June 2016Public Holiday QLD
Queens Birthday
(All States except WA)
Monday 13 June 2016 Public Holiday
(except WA)
August 2016
NSW Bank HolidayMonday 1 August 2016Public Holiday NSW
Northern Territory Picnic Day Monday 1 August 2016Public Holiday NT
Royal Nat. Agricultural Show DayWednesday 17 August 2016Public Holiday QLD
(Bris Area)
September 2016
Fathers Day Sunday 4 September 2016Special Occasion
Queens Birthday (WA)Monday 26 September 2016Public Holiday WA
Family & Community Day (ACT) Monday 26 September 2016Public Holiday ACT
October 2016
AFL Grand Final DaySat 1 Sports Event
NRL Grand FinalSunday 2 Sports Event
Labour Day (ACT) ( NSW) (SA) (QLD)Monday 3 October 2016Public Holiday
HalloweenMonday 31 October 2016Special Occasion
November 2016
Melbourne Cup Day (VIC)Tuesday 1 November 2016Public Holiday VIC
Recreation Day (TAS)Monday 7 November 2016
Remembrance DayFriday 11 November 2016
December 2016
Christmas EveSaturday 24 December 2016
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December 2016Public Holiday
Boxing Day Monday 26 December 2016Public Holiday
Christmas / Boxing Day ObservedTuesday 27 December 2016Public Holiday
Proclamation Day (SA)Tuesday 27 December 2016Public Holiday SA
New Years EveSaturday 31 December 2016
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