Daylight Saving and Public Holidays in the ACT

The ACT's Daylight Saving arrangements are in line with New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

The Daylight Saving period in the ACT commences on the first Sunday in October and finishes on the first Sunday in April.

Public Holidays observed in the ACT during 2017

The following public holidays will be observed in the Australian Capital Territory during 2017.

Date to be observed - 2017 Public Holiday -  2017
Sunday 1 January 2017 New Year's Day
Monday 2 January 2017 Additional holiday for Sunday 1 January
Thursday 26 January 2017 Australia Day
Monday 13 March 2017 Canberra Day
Friday 14 April 2017  Good Friday
Saturday 15 April 2017 Easter Saturday
Sunday 16 April 2017 Easter Sunday
Monday 17 April 2017 Easter Monday
Tuesday 25 April 2017 ANZAC Day
Monday 12 June 2017 Queen's Birthday 
Monday 25 September 2017 Family and Community Day
Monday 2 October 2017 Labour Day
Monday 25 December 2017 Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December 2017 Boxing Day

Note: All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publication, but may be subject to change. Information is sourced from the Holidays Act 1958 (ACT).

(Information correct as at 1 February 2016)
Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations
Chief Minister Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Email:  oir@act.gov.au

Public Holidays observed in the ACT during 2018

The following public holidays will be observed in the Australian Capital Territory during 2018.

Date to be observed - 2018 Public Holiday -  2018
Monday 01 January 2018 New Year's Day
Friday 26 January 2018 Australia Day
Monday 12 March 2018 Canberra Day
Friday 30 March 2018  Good Friday
Saturday 31 March 2018 Easter Saturday
Sunday 01 April 2018 Easter Sunday
Monday 02 April 2018 Easter Monday
Wednesday 25 April 2018 ANZAC Day
Monday 11 June 2018 Queen's Birthday 
Monday 01 October 2018 Labour Day
Monday 08 October 2018 Family and Community Day
Tuesday 25 December 2018 Christmas Day
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Boxing Day

Note: All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publication, but may be subject to change. Information is sourced from the Holidays Act 1958 (ACT).

(Information correct as at 1 February 2017)
Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations
Chief Minister Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Email:  oir@act.gov.au

Public Holidays observed in the ACT during 2019

The following public holidays will be observed in the Australian Capital Territory during 2019.

Date to be observed - 2019 Public Holiday -  2019
Tuesday 01 January 2019 New Year's Day
Saturday 26 January 2019 Australia Day
Monday 28 January 2019 Additional public holiday for Saturday 26 January 2019
Monday 11 March 2019 Canberra Day
Friday 19 April 2019  Good Friday
Saturday 20 April 2019 Easter Saturday
Sunday 21 April 2019 Easter Sunday
Monday 22 April 2019 Easter Monday
Thursday 25 April 2019 ANZAC Day
Monday 10 June 2019 Queen's Birthday 
Monday 30 September 2019 Family and Community Day
Monday 07 October 2019 Labour Day
Wednesday 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
Thursday 26 December 2019 Boxing Day

Note: All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publication, but may be subject to change. Information is sourced from the Holidays Act 1958 (ACT).

(Information correct as at 1 February 2017)
Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations
Chief Minister Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Email:  oir@act.gov.au

Note: All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publication, but may be subject to change. Information is sourced from the Holidays Act 1958 (ACT).

Previous Years

Information on previous ACT Public Holidays: 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.

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