List of national public holidays of Australia in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Australia. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Jan. 28, 2019 Jan. 28, 2019 Australia Day 26 January or, if that day falls on weekend, the following Monday
March 4, 2019 March 4, 2019 Labour Day 1st Monday in March. WA only
March 11, 2019 March 11, 2019 Canberra Day 2nd Monday in March. ACT Only
March 11, 2019 March 11, 2019 Labour Day 2nd Monday in March, VIC, TAS Only
March 11, 2019 March 11, 2019 Adelaide Cup 2nd Monday in March. SA Only
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 20, 2019 April 20, 2019 Easter Saturday Public Holiday in all states exc. Tasmania and WA
April 21, 2019 April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday Public Holiday in ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC
April 22, 2019 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
April 23, 2019 April 23, 2019 Easter Tuesday Tasmania. Government only
April 25, 2019 April 25, 2019 Anzac Day
May 6, 2019 May 6, 2019 Labour Day 1st Monday in May. QLD, NT Only
May 12, 2019 May 12, 2019 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 27, 2019 May 27, 2019 Reconciliation Day ACT Only. Monday on or after 27 May
June 3, 2019 June 3, 2019 Western Australia Day First Monday in June. WA only
June 10, 2019 June 10, 2019 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except QLD, WA
Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 5, 2019 Bank Holiday New South Wales. Banks only
Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 5, 2019 Picnic Day 1st Monday in August. NT Only
Aug. 14, 2019 Aug. 14, 2019 Ekka People's Day Royal Queensland Show. Brisbane only
Sept. 1, 2019 Sept. 1, 2019 Father's Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
Sept. 27, 2019 Sept. 27, 2019 Grand Final Eve Victoria
Sept. 30, 2019 Sept. 30, 2019 Queens Birthday Last Monday in Sep, or 1st Monday in Oct. WA Only
Oct. 7, 2019 Oct. 7, 2019 Labour Day 1st Monday in October. NSW/ACT/SA
Oct. 7, 2019 Oct. 7, 2019 Queens Birthday 1st Monday in October. QLD
Nov. 5, 2019 Nov. 5, 2019 Melbourne Cup Day 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 Boxing Day Except South Australia
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 Proclamation Day South Australia. First working day after Christmas Day