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Holidays in Australia in 2014

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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational Holiday 
Jan 6MondayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7TuesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14TuesdayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Jan 14TuesdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 16ThursdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Jan 26SundayAustralia DayNational Holiday 
Jan 27MondayAustralia Day observedNational Holiday 
Jan 31FridayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 10MondayRoyal Hobart RegattaState HolidayTasmania
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 3MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Mar 4TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Mar 5WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Mar 10MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayVictoria
Mar 10MondayEight Hours DayCommon State holidayTasmania
Mar 10MondayAdelaide CupState HolidaySouth Australia
Mar 10MondayCanberra DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
Mar 16SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 17MondaySt Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 20ThursdayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 20ThursdayNational Close the Gap DayObservance 
Mar 21FridayHarmony DayObservance 
Apr 5SaturdayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 13SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 15TuesdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 17ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 18FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 18FridayGood FridayNational Holiday 
Apr 19SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 19SaturdayHoly SaturdayCommon State holidayAll except Tas, WA
Apr 20SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 20SundayEaster DayObservanceAll
Apr 20SundayEaster DayState HolidayNew South Wales
Apr 21MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayNational Holiday 
Apr 22TuesdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 22TuesdayEaster TuesdayState HolidayTasmania
Apr 25FridayANZAC DayNational HolidayAll
Apr 28MondayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
May 5MondayMay DayCommon State holidayNorthern Territory
May 6TuesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 11SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 18SundayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 26MondayNational Sorry DayObservance 
May 27TuesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
May 29ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
Jun 2MondayWestern Australia DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Jun 4WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 6FridayQueensland DayLocal observance 
Jun 8SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 9MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 9MondayQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayAll except WA
Jun 15SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 19ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 29SundayRamadan beginsMuslim 
Jul 6SundayFirst Day of NAIDOC WeekObservance 
Jul 24ThursdayLaylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim 
Jul 29TuesdayEid-al-FitrMuslim 
Aug 4MondayNew South Wales Bank HolidayState HolidayNew South Wales
Aug 4MondayNorthern Territory Picnic DayState HolidayNorthern Territory
Aug 5TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 13WednesdayRoyal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandState HolidayQueensland
Aug 15FridayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Sep 7SundayFather's DayObservance 
Sep 23TuesdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 25ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 29MondayQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Sep 29MondayFamily & Community DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
Oct 4SaturdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 4SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 4SaturdayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 5SundayEid-al-AdhaMuslim 
Oct 6MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayACT, NSW, Qld, SA
Oct 9ThursdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 15WednesdayLast day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 16ThursdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 17FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 23ThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 25SaturdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Oct 31FridayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SaturdayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2SundayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 3MondayRecreation DayState HolidayTasmania
Nov 4TuesdayMelbourne Cup DayState HolidayVictoria
Nov 11TuesdayRemembrance DayObservance 
Nov 14FridayG20 Leaders’ Summit Public Holiday (Brisbane)State HolidayQueensland
Nov 30SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8MondayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 17WednesdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24WednesdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayNational Holiday 
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayNational Holiday 
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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