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Holidays and Observances in Australia in 2025

Holidays and Observances in Australia in 2025

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational Holiday 
Jan 2ThursdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Jan 6MondayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7TuesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14TuesdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 26SundayAustralia DayNational Holiday 
Jan 27MondayIsra and Mi'raj (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jan 27MondayAustralia Day ObservedState HolidayAll except Christmas Island, Heard and McDonald Islands
Jan 29WednesdayLunar New YearObservance 
Jan 29WednesdayLunar New YearState HolidayChristmas Island
Jan 30ThursdayLunar New Year Holiday (Day 2)State HolidayChristmas Island
Feb 10MondayRoyal Hobart RegattaState HolidayTasmania*
Feb 13ThursdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1SaturdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Mar 3MondayLabour DayState HolidayWA
Mar 4TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayChristian 
Mar 5WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Mar 10MondayLabour DayState HolidayTasmania, Victoria
Mar 10MondayAdelaide CupState HolidaySA
Mar 10MondayCanberra DayState HolidayACT
Mar 14FridayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 17MondaySt Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 20ThursdayNational Close the Gap DayObservance 
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 21FridayHarmony DayObservance 
Mar 26WednesdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Mar 31MondayEid ul Fitr (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Mar 31MondayHari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
Apr 6SundaySelf Determination DayState HolidayCocos and Keeling Islands
Apr 6SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 7MondayDay off for Self Determination DayState HolidayCocos and Keeling Islands
Apr 13SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 13SundayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 17ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 18FridayGood FridayRestricted Trading DayVictoria
Apr 18FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 18FridayGood FridayNational Holiday 
Apr 19SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 19SaturdayHoly SaturdayState HolidayACT, Heard and McDonald Islands, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic
Apr 20SundayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 20SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayState HolidayACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 21MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayNational Holiday 
Apr 22TuesdayEaster TuesdayState Public Sector HolidayTasmania
Apr 23WednesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 25FridayANZAC DayNational Holiday 
Apr 25FridayANZAC Day ObservedHalf Day Restricted Trading DayVictoria
May 1ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 5MondayMay DayState HolidayNT, Queensland
May 11SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 16FridayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 26MondayNational Sorry DayObservance 
May 29ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
Jun 2MondayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 2MondayWestern Australia DayState HolidayWA
Jun 2MondayReconciliation DayState HolidayACT
Jun 6FridayKing's BirthdayState HolidayCocos and Keeling Islands
Jun 6FridayQueensland DayLocal observance 
Jun 7SaturdayEid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jun 7SaturdayHari Raya HajiState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
Jun 8SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 9MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 9MondayDay off for Hari Raya HajiState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
Jun 9MondayKing's BirthdayState HolidayACT, Heard and McDonald Islands, NSW, NT, SA, Tas, Vic
Jun 15SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 19ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 27FridayMuharram/Islamic New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 6SundayAshura (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 6SundayFirst Day of NAIDOC WeekObservance 
Aug 3SundayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 4MondayNew South Wales Bank HolidayState Bank HolidayNSW
Aug 4MondayNorthern Territory Picnic DayState HolidayNT
Aug 13WednesdayRoyal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandState HolidayQueensland*
Aug 15FridayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Sep 5FridayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid) (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Sep 5FridayHari Maulad NabiState HolidayCocos and Keeling Islands
Sep 7SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Sep 23TuesdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 23TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 26FridayFriday before the AFL Grand Final (Tentative Date)State HolidayVictoria
Sep 29MondayKing's BirthdayState HolidayWA
Oct 2ThursdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 4SaturdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 6MondayTerritory DayState HolidayChristmas Island
Oct 6MondayKing's BirthdayState HolidayQueensland
Oct 6MondayLabour DayState HolidayACT, NSW, SA
Oct 7TuesdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 13MondayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
Oct 14TuesdayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 15WednesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 15WednesdayInternational Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance DayObservance 
Oct 21TuesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 23ThursdayRoyal Hobart ShowState HolidayTasmania*
Oct 31FridayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SaturdayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2SundayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 3MondayRecreation DayState HolidayTasmania*
Nov 4TuesdayMelbourne Cup DayState HolidayVictoria
Nov 11TuesdayRemembrance DayObservance 
Nov 30SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8MondayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 15MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 22MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 22MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EvePart Day HolidayNT, Qld, SA
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayNational Holiday 
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayRestricted Trading DayVictoria
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayNational Holiday 
Dec 26FridayProclamation DayState HolidaySA
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EvePart Day HolidayNT, SA
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this territory.

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