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Foundation Day in Australia

Is Foundation Day a Public Holiday?

Foundation Day is a public holiday in Norfolk Island. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Foundation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2016SunMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2016MonMar 7Day off for Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2017MonMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2018TueMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2019WedMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2020FriMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2021SatMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2022SunMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2022MonMar 7Day off for Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2023MonMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2024WedMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2025ThuMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island
2026FriMar 6Foundation DayState HolidayNorfolk Island

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