NSW Public Holidays

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NSW Public Holidays

Councils are reminded of the public holidays for the remainder of the year and up to 2024.

More detailed information on public holidays for individual council areas including the table below can be found online at NSW Industrial Relations website.

Councils are advised that employees required to work on public holidays are entitled to be paid in accordance with Clause 21A, Holidays, of the Local Government (State) Award 2020.

2022

2023

2024

New Year's Day

Saturday, 1 January

Sunday, 1 January

Monday, 1 January

Australia Day

Wednesday,
26 January

Thursday,
26 January

Friday, 26 January

Good Friday

Friday, 15 April

Friday, 7 April

Friday, 29 March

Easter Saturday – the Saturday following Good Friday

Saturday, 16 April

Saturday, 8 April

Saturday, 30 March

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 17 April

Sunday, 9 April

Sunday, 31 March

Easter Monday

Monday, 18 April

Monday, 10 April

Monday, 1 April

Anzac Day

Monday, 25 April

Tuesday, 25 April

Thursday, 25 April

Queen's Birthday

Monday, 13 June

Monday, 12 June

Monday, 10 June

***National day of mourning

Thursday,
22 September 2022

Not applicable

Not applicable

Labour Day

Monday, 3 October

Monday, 2 October

Monday, 7 October

Christmas Day public holiday

**Sunday,
25 December

Monday,
25 December

Wednesday,
25 December

Boxing Day

Monday,
26 December

Tuesday,
26 December

Thursday,
26 December

Additional Day

**Tuesday,
27 December

**Monday, 2 January

 

Additional Day

**Monday, 3 January

 

*The Public Holidays Act 2010 (NSW) provides that when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday.

**The Public Holidays Act 2010 (NSW) provides for an Additional Day when New Year's Day, Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday.

***Provided for by the Public Holidays Amendment (National day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II) Order 2022.