List of national public holidays of Australia in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Jan. 1, 2020 New Year's Day
Jan. 27, 2020 Jan. 27, 2020 Australia Day 26 January or, if that day falls on weekend, the following Monday
March 2, 2020 March 2, 2020 Labour Day 1st Monday in March. WA only
March 9, 2020 March 9, 2020 Canberra Day 2nd Monday in March. ACT
March 9, 2020 March 9, 2020 Labour Day 2nd Monday in March. Victoria
March 9, 2020 March 9, 2020 Eight Hours Day 2nd Monday in March. Tasmania
March 9, 2020 March 9, 2020 Adelaide Cup 2nd Monday in March. South Australia
April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 11, 2020 April 11, 2020 Easter Saturday Public Holiday in all states exc. Tasmania and WA
April 12, 2020 April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Public Holiday in ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC
April 13, 2020 April 13, 2020 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
April 14, 2020 April 14, 2020 Easter Tuesday Tasmania. Government only
April 25, 2020 April 25, 2020 Anzac Day
April 27, 2020 April 27, 2020 Anzac Day Holiday Western Australia
April 27, 2020 April 27, 2020 Anzac Day Holiday ACT. Government only
May 4, 2020 May 4, 2020 Labour Day 1st Monday in May. QLD, NT Only
May 10, 2020 May 10, 2020 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020 Western Australia Day First Monday in June. WA only
June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020 Reconciliation Day ACT Only. Monday on or after 27 May
June 8, 2020 June 8, 2020 Queens Birthday 2nd Monday in June. except QLD, WA
Aug. 3, 2020 Aug. 3, 2020 Picnic Day 1st Monday in August. NT Only
Aug. 3, 2020 Aug. 3, 2020 Bank Holiday New South Wales. Banks only
Aug. 12, 2020 Aug. 12, 2020 Ekka People's Day Royal Queensland Show. Brisbane only
Sept. 6, 2020 Sept. 6, 2020 Father's Day 1st Sunday in September. Not a public holiday
Sept. 28, 2020 Sept. 28, 2020 Queens Birthday Last Monday in Sep, or 1st Monday in Oct. WA Only
Oct. 2, 2020 Oct. 2, 2020 Grand Final Eve Victoria
Oct. 5, 2020 Oct. 5, 2020 Labour Day 1st Monday in October. NSW/ACT/SA
Oct. 5, 2020 Oct. 5, 2020 Queens Birthday 1st Monday in October. QLD
Nov. 3, 2020 Nov. 3, 2020 Melbourne Cup Day 1st Tuesday in November. VIC Only
Dec. 25, 2020 Dec. 25, 2020 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2020 Dec. 26, 2020 Boxing Day Except South Australia
Dec. 28, 2020 Dec. 28, 2020 Boxing Day (observed) Except South Australia
Dec. 28, 2020 Dec. 28, 2020 Proclamation Day South Australia. First working day after Christmas Day