Australia Holidays in 2023

Holiday date Holiday name Specific Location Holiday Type
Sun, January 1 New Year's Day National Holiday
Mon, January 2 New Year's Day observed National Holiday
Fri, January 6 Epiphany Christian
Sat, January 7 Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox
Sat, January 14 Orthodox New Year Orthodox
Sun, January 22 Chinese New Year Observance
Thu, January 26 Australia Day National Holiday
Mon, February 6 Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish Holiday
Mon, February 13 Royal Hobart Regatta Tasmania* State Holiday
Tue, February 14 Valentine's Day Observance
Sat, February 18 Isra and Mi'raj Muslim
Tue, February 21 Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Christian
Wed, February 22 Ash Wednesday Christian
Mon, March 6 Labour Day Western australia Common State Holiday
Tue, March 7 Purim Jewish Holiday
Mon, March 13 Labour Day Victoria Common State Holiday
Mon, March 13 Eight Hours Day Tasmania Common State Holiday
Mon, March 13 Adelaide Cup South australia State Holiday
Mon, March 13 Canberra Day Australian capital territory State Holiday
Thu, March 16 National Close the Gap Day Observance
Fri, March 17 St. Patrick's Day Observance
Mon, March 20 March equinox Season
Tue, March 21 Harmony Day Observance
Tue, March 21 March equinox Season
Thu, March 23 Ramadan Start Muslim
Sun, April 2 Palm Sunday Christian
Sun, April 2 Daylight Saving Time ends Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Thu, April 6 Maundy Thursday Christian
Thu, April 6 First day of Passover Jewish Holiday
Fri, April 7 Good Friday National Holiday
Sat, April 8 Holy Saturday All except Tas, WA Common State Holiday
Sun, April 9 Easter Day All Observance
Mon, April 10 Easter Monday National Holiday
Tue, April 11 Easter Tuesday Tasmania State Holiday
Thu, April 13 Last day of Passover Jewish Holiday
Fri, April 14 Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox
Sat, April 15 Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox
Sun, April 16 Orthodox Easter Orthodox
Mon, April 17 Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) Muslim
Mon, April 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox
Tue, April 18 Yom HaShoah Jewish Commemoration
Sat, April 22 Eid ul Fitr Muslim
Tue, April 25 ANZAC Day All National Holiday
Wed, April 26 Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish Holiday
Mon, May 1 May Day Northern territory Common State Holiday
Mon, May 1 Labour Day Queensland Common State Holiday
Tue, May 9 Lag B'Omer Jewish Holiday
Sun, May 14 Mother's Day Observance
Thu, May 18 Ascension Day Christian
Fri, May 26 Shavuot Jewish Holiday
Fri, May 26 National Sorry Day Observance
Sun, May 28 Pentecost Christian
Mon, May 29 Whit Monday Christian
Mon, May 29 Reconciliation Day Australian capital territory State Holiday
Sun, June 4 Trinity Sunday Christian
Mon, June 5 Western Australia Day Western australia Common State Holiday
Tue, June 6 Queensland Day Local Observance
Thu, June 8 Corpus Christi Christian
Mon, June 12 Queen's Birthday All except Qld, WA Common State Holiday
Thu, June 22 June Solstice Season
Thu, June 29 Eid ul Adha Muslim
Sun, July 2 First Day of NAIDOC Week Observance
Wed, July 19 Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim
Thu, July 27 Tisha B'Av Jewish Holiday
Mon, August 7 New South Wales Bank Holiday New south wales State Holiday
Mon, August 7 Northern Territory Picnic Day Northern territory State Holiday
Tue, August 15 Assumption of Mary Christian
Wed, August 16 Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland Queensland State Holiday
Sun, September 3 Father's Day Observance
Sat, September 16 Rosh Hashana Jewish Holiday
Sat, September 23 September equinox Season
Mon, September 25 Yom Kippur Jewish Holiday
Mon, September 25 Queen's Birthday Western australia Common State Holiday
Wed, September 27 Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Muslim
Sat, September 30 First day of Sukkot Jewish Holiday
Sun, October 1 Daylight Saving Time starts Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Mon, October 2 Queen's Birthday Queensland Common State Holiday
Mon, October 2 Labour Day ACT, NSW, SA Common State Holiday
Wed, October 4 Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian
Fri, October 6 Hoshana Rabbah Jewish Holiday
Sat, October 7 Shemini Atzeret Jewish Holiday
Sun, October 8 Simchat Torah Jewish Holiday
Tue, October 31 Halloween Observance
Wed, November 1 All Saints' Day Christian
Thu, November 2 All Souls' Day Christian
Mon, November 6 Recreation Day Tasmania* State Holiday
Tue, November 7 Melbourne Cup Day Victoria State Holiday
Sat, November 11 Remembrance Day Observance
Sun, December 3 First Sunday of Advent Observance
Fri, December 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian
Fri, December 8 First Day of Hanukkah Jewish Holiday
Fri, December 15 Last day of Hanukkah Jewish Holiday
Fri, December 22 December Solstice Season
Sun, December 24 Christmas Eve Observance
Mon, December 25 Christmas Day National Holiday
Tue, December 26 Boxing Day National Holiday
Wed, December 27 Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday All except sa National Holiday
Sun, December 31 New Year's Eve Observance