Queensland Public Holidays

national dayThese are the public holidays for Queensland in Australia. If you are not certain which days fall under the official listed holidays with regards to salaries then speak to the local authorities in Queensland with regards to their holidays. See the National Day of Australia as well.

Queensland Public Holidays

See also the Queensland Public Holidays as well as the Tasmania Public Holidays. Accordingly here are the public holidays for Queensland, Australia:

  • New Year’s Day: January 1 (observed on Monday, January 2)
  • Australia Day: January 26
  • Good Friday: April 14
  • Easter Saturday: April 15
  • Easter Sunday: April 16
  • Easter Monday: April 17
  • Anzac Day: April 25
  • Queen’s Birthday: October 2
  • Christmas Day: December 25
  • Boxing Day: December 26

Firstly you will note: Regional holidays may also be observed in some areas of Queensland. Also in addition to the public holidays observed statewide in Queensland, there are also a number of regional holidays that may be observed in specific areas of the state. These include:

  • Labour Day:  May 1

(Brisbane area, including Ipswich, Logan, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Scenic Rim, Somerset, and the Gold Coast)

  • Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) Day:  August 16 (observed in the Brisbane area)

Additionally Royal Queensland Show, also known as Ekka. Accordingly this is an annual agricultural show held in Brisbane, Queensland. Also Ekka Day is a public holiday in the Brisbane area, including Ipswich, Logan, Moreton Bay, Redlands, Scenic Rim, Somerset, and the Gold Coast. The holiday is usually observed on the second Wednesday in August, which is the opening day of the Ekka.

  • Queen’s Birthday:  October 2 (observed in the Torres Strait Island region)
See also  Public Holidays in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Finally it is worth noting that some regional holidays may also be observed by private businesses or organizations in those areas. See also the NSW Public Holidays as well as the Northern Territory Public Holidays.