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Public holidays

Councils are reminded of the public holidays for the remainder of the year and up to 2023.

More detailed information on public holidays for individual council areas, including the table below, can be found at

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.





New Year's Day

Friday, 1 January

Saturday, 1 January

Sunday, 1 January

Australia Day

Tuesday, 26 January

Wednesday, 26 January

Thursday, 26 January

Good Friday

Friday, 2 April

Friday, 15 April

Friday, 7 April

Easter Saturday – the Saturday following Good Friday

Saturday, 3 April

Saturday, 16 April

Saturday, 8 April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 4 April

Sunday, 17 April

Sunday, 9 April

Easter Monday

Monday, 5 April

Monday, 18 April

Monday, 10 April

Anzac Day

Sunday, 25 April

Monday, 25 April

Tuesday, 25 April

Queen's Birthday

Monday, 14 June

Monday, 13 June

Monday, 12 June

Labour Day

Monday, 4 October

Monday, 3 October

Monday, 2 October

Christmas Day public holiday

**Saturday, 25 December

**Sunday, 25 December

Monday, 25 December

Boxing Day

**Sunday, 26 December

Monday, 26 December

Tuesday, 26 December

Additional Day

**Monday, 27 December

**Tuesday, 27 December

**Monday, 2 January

Additional Day

**Tuesday, 28 December

**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.