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Holidays in Australia in 2017


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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1SundayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayNational Holiday 
Jan 2MondayNew Year's Day observedNational Holiday 
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7SaturdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14SaturdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 26ThursdayAustralia DayNational Holiday 
Jan 28SaturdayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 11SaturdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 13MondayRoyal Hobart RegattaState HolidayTasmania
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 28TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Mar 1WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Mar 6MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Mar 12SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 13MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayVictoria
Mar 13MondayEight Hours DayCommon State holidayTasmania
Mar 13MondayAdelaide CupState HolidaySouth Australia
Mar 13MondayCanberra DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
Mar 17FridaySt Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 20MondayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 21TuesdayHarmony DayObservance 
Apr 1SaturdayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 9SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 11TuesdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 13ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 14FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 14FridayGood FridayNational Holiday 
Apr 15SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 15SaturdayHoly SaturdayCommon State holidayAll except Tas, WA
Apr 16SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 16SundayEaster DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales
Apr 16SundayEaster DayObservanceAll
Apr 17MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayNational Holiday 
Apr 18TuesdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 18TuesdayEaster TuesdayState HolidayTasmania
Apr 24MondayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
Apr 24MondayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Apr 25TuesdayANZAC DayNational HolidayAll
May 1MondayMay DayCommon State holidayNorthern Territory, Queensland
May 2TuesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 14SundayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 14SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 25ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 26FridayNational Sorry DayObservance 
May 27SaturdayRamadan beginsMuslim 
May 31WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 4SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 5MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 5MondayWestern Australia DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Jun 6TuesdayQueensland DayLocal observance 
Jun 11SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 12MondayQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayAll except Qld, WA
Jun 15ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 21WednesdayLaylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 26MondayEid-al-FitrMuslim 
Jul 2SundayFirst Day of NAIDOC WeekObservance 
Aug 1TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 7MondayNew South Wales Bank HolidayState HolidayNew South Wales
Aug 7MondayNorthern Territory Picnic DayState HolidayNorthern Territory
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 16WednesdayRoyal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandState HolidayQueensland
Sep 2SaturdayEid-al-AdhaMuslim 
Sep 3SundayFather's DayObservance 
Sep 21ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 22FridayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Sep 22FridaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 25MondayQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
Sep 25MondayFamily & Community DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
Sep 29FridayAFL Grand Final FridayState HolidayVictoria
Sep 30SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 30SaturdayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 2MondayQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayQueensland
Oct 2MondayLabour DayCommon State holidayACT, NSW, SA
Oct 4WednesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5ThursdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 11WednesdayLast day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 12ThursdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 13FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 19ThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 31TuesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2ThursdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 6MondayRecreation DayState HolidayTasmania
Nov 7TuesdayMelbourne Cup DayState HolidayVictoria
Nov 11SaturdayRemembrance DayObservance 
Dec 1FridayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Dec 3SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8FridayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 13WednesdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 20WednesdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayNational Holiday 
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayNational Holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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