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Hari Raya Puasa in Australia

For Muslims around the world, Eid ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and prayer. It is one of the largest and most important celebrations in the Islamic calendar.

Is Hari Raya Puasa a Public Holiday?

Hari Raya Puasa is a public holiday in Christmas Island and Cocos and Keeling Islands, where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Eid ul Fitr is a time to share great food with family and friends.

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About Hari Raya Puasa

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Hari Raya Puasa Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2017SunJun 25Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2019WedJun 5Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2020SunMay 24Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2020MonMay 25Day off for Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2021ThuMay 13Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2022TueMay 3Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2023SatApr 22Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2023MonApr 24Day off for Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2024WedApr 10Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2025MonMar 31Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2026FriMar 20Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands
2027WedMar 10Hari Raya PuasaState HolidayChristmas Island, Cocos and Keeling Islands

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