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Holidays in Australia in 2015

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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayNational Holiday 
Jan 3SaturdayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Jan 6TuesdayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7WednesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14WednesdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 26MondayAustralia DayNational Holiday 
Feb 4WednesdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 9MondayRoyal Hobart RegattaState HolidayTasmania
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 17TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Feb 18WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Feb 19ThursdayChinese New YearObservance 
Mar 2MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Mar 5ThursdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 9MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayVictoria
Mar 9MondayEight Hours DayCommon State holidayTasmania
Mar 9MondayAdelaide CupState HolidaySouth Australia
Mar 9MondayCanberra DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
Mar 17TuesdaySt Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 19ThursdayNational Close the Gap DayObservance 
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 21SaturdayHarmony DayObservance 
Mar 29SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 2ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 3FridayGood FridayNational Holiday 
Apr 4SaturdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 4SaturdayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 4SaturdayHoly SaturdayCommon State holidayAll except Tas, WA
Apr 5SundayEaster DayObservanceAll
Apr 5SundayEaster DayState HolidayNew South Wales
Apr 6MondayEaster MondayNational Holiday 
Apr 7TuesdayEaster TuesdayState HolidayTasmania
Apr 10FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 11SaturdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 11SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 12SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 13MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 15WednesdayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
Apr 23ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
Apr 25SaturdayANZAC DayNational HolidayAll except ACT, WA
Apr 27MondayANZAC DayNational HolidayAustralian Capital Territory, Western Australia
May 4MondayMay DayCommon State holidayNorthern Territory
May 7ThursdayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 14ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 16SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
May 24SundayPentecostChristian 
May 24SundayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 25MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 26TuesdayNational Sorry DayObservance 
May 31SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 1MondayWestern Australia DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Jun 4ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 6SaturdayQueensland DayLocal observance 
Jun 8MondayQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayAll except WA
Jun 18ThursdayRamadan beginsMuslim 
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 5SundayFirst Day of NAIDOC WeekObservance 
Jul 13MondayLaylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim 
Jul 18SaturdayEid-al-FitrMuslim 
Jul 26SundayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 3MondayNew South Wales Bank HolidayState HolidayNew South Wales
Aug 3MondayNorthern Territory Picnic DayState HolidayNorthern Territory
Aug 12WednesdayRoyal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandState HolidayQueensland
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Sep 6SundayFather's DayObservance 
Sep 14MondayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 23WednesdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 24ThursdayEid-al-AdhaMuslim 
Sep 28MondayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 28MondayQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Sep 28MondayFamily & Community DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
Oct 2FridayAFL Grand Final FridayState HolidayVictoria
Oct 3SaturdayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 4SundayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 4SundayLast day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 5MondayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 5MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayACT, NSW, Qld, SA
Oct 6TuesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 15ThursdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2MondayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 2MondayRecreation DayState HolidayTasmania
Nov 3TuesdayMelbourne Cup DayState HolidayVictoria
Nov 11WednesdayRemembrance DayObservance 
Nov 11WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Nov 29SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 7MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 8TuesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 14MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational Holiday 
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayNational Holiday 
Dec 28MondayChristmas/Boxing Day HolidayNational Holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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