Australia Holidays in 2017

Holiday dateHoliday nameSpecific LocationHoliday Type
Sun, January 1New Year's DayNational Holiday
Sun, January 1Last day of HanukkahJewish Holiday
Mon, January 2New Year's Day observedNational Holiday
Fri, January 6EpiphanyChristian
Sat, January 7Orthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
Sat, January 14Orthodox New YearOrthodox
Thu, January 26Australia DayNational Holiday
Sat, January 28Chinese New YearObservance
Sat, February 11Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish Holiday
Mon, February 13Royal Hobart Regatta TasmaniaState Holiday
Tue, February 14Valentine's DayObservance
Tue, February 28Carnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian
Wed, March 1Ash WednesdayChristian
Mon, March 6Labour Day Western australiaCommon State Holiday
Sun, March 12PurimJewish Holiday
Mon, March 13Labour Day VictoriaCommon State Holiday
Mon, March 13Eight Hours Day TasmaniaCommon State Holiday
Mon, March 13Adelaide Cup South australiaState Holiday
Mon, March 13Canberra Day Australian capital territoryState Holiday
Fri, March 17St Patrick's DayObservance
Mon, March 20March equinoxSeason
Tue, March 21Harmony DayObservance
Sat, April 1Daylight Saving Time endsClock Change/daylight Saving Time
Sun, April 9Palm SundayChristian
Tue, April 11First day of PassoverJewish Holiday
Thu, April 13Maundy ThursdayChristian
Fri, April 14Orthodox Good FridayOrthodox
Fri, April 14Good FridayNational Holiday
Sat, April 15Orthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox
Sat, April 15Holy Saturday All except tas , waCommon State Holiday
Sun, April 16Orthodox EasterOrthodox
Sun, April 16Easter Day Australian capital territory, new south walesState Holiday
Mon, April 17Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
Mon, April 17Easter MondayNational Holiday
Tue, April 18Last day of PassoverJewish Holiday
Tue, April 18Easter Tuesday TasmaniaState Holiday
Mon, April 24Yom HaShoahJewish Holiday
Mon, April 24Isra and Mi'rajMuslim
Tue, April 25ANZAC Day AllNational Holiday
Mon, May 1May Day Northern territory, queenslandCommon State Holiday
Tue, May 2Yom HaAtzmautJewish Holiday
Sun, May 14Lag B'OmerJewish Holiday
Sun, May 14Mother's DayObservance
Thu, May 25Ascension DayChristian
Fri, May 26National Sorry DayObservance
Sat, May 27Ramadan beginsMuslim
Wed, May 31ShavuotJewish Holiday
Sun, June 4PentecostChristian
Mon, June 5Whit MondayChristian
Mon, June 5Western Australia Day Western australiaCommon State Holiday
Tue, June 6Queensland DayLocal Observance
Sun, June 11Trinity SundayChristian
Mon, June 12Queen's Birthday All except qld , waCommon State Holiday
Thu, June 15Corpus ChristiChristian
Wed, June 21Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim
Wed, June 21June SolsticeSeason
Mon, June 26Eid-al-FitrMuslim
Sun, July 2First Day of NAIDOC WeekObservance
Tue, August 1Tisha B'AvJewish Holiday
Mon, August 7New South Wales Bank Holiday New south walesState Holiday
Mon, August 7Northern Territory Picnic Day Northern territoryState Holiday
Tue, August 15Assumption of MaryChristian
Wed, August 16Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland QueenslandState Holiday
Sat, September 2Eid-al-AdhaMuslim
Sun, September 3Father's DayObservance
Thu, September 21Rosh HashanaJewish Holiday
Fri, September 22Muharram/Islamic New YearMuslim
Fri, September 22September equinoxSeason
Mon, September 25Queen's Birthday Western australiaCommon State Holiday
Mon, September 25Family & Community Day Australian capital territoryState Holiday
Sat, September 30Yom KippurJewish Holiday
Sat, September 30Daylight Saving Time startsClock Change/daylight Saving Time
Mon, October 2Queen's Birthday QueenslandCommon State Holiday
Mon, October 2Labour Day Act , nsw , saCommon State Holiday
Wed, October 4Feast of St Francis of AssisiChristian
Thu, October 5First day of SukkotJewish Holiday
Wed, October 11Last day of SukkotJewish Holiday
Thu, October 12Shmini AtzeretJewish Holiday
Fri, October 13Simchat TorahJewish Holiday
Thu, October 19Diwali/DeepavaliObservance
Tue, October 31HalloweenObservance
Wed, November 1All Saints' DayChristian
Thu, November 2All Souls' DayChristian
Mon, November 6Recreation Day TasmaniaState Holiday
Tue, November 7Melbourne Cup Day VictoriaState Holiday
Sat, November 11Remembrance DayObservance
Fri, December 1Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
Sun, December 3First Sunday of AdventObservance
Fri, December 8Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian
Wed, December 13First Day of HanukkahJewish Holiday
Wed, December 20Last day of HanukkahJewish Holiday
Thu, December 21December SolsticeSeason
Sun, December 24Christmas EveObservance
Mon, December 25Christmas DayNational Holiday
Tue, December 26Boxing DayNational Holiday
Sun, December 31New Year's EveObservance

Winter Solstice


Blue Monday

Arbor Day

Memorial Day