Public Holidays in NSW | LGNSW

Public Holidays in NSW

Listed below are the NSW public holidays for 2017 to 2019.



2018 2019

New Year’s Day

Sunday, 1 January

Monday, 1 January Tuesday, 1 January

Additional Day*

Monday, 2 January*


Australia Day

Thursday, 26 January

Friday, 26 January Monday, 28 January**

Good Friday

Friday, 14 April

Friday, 30 March Friday, 19 April

Easter Saturday – the Saturday following Good Friday

Saturday, 15 April

Saturday, 31 March Saturday, 20 April

Easter Sunday

Sunday, 16 April

Sunday, 1 April Sunday, 21 April

Easter Monday

Monday, 17 April

Monday, 2 April Monday, 22 April

Anzac Day

Tuesday, 25 April

Wednesday, 25 April Thursday, 25 April

Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 12 June

Monday, 11 June Monday, 10 June

Labour Day

Monday, 2 October

Monday, 1 October Monday, 7 October

Christmas Day

Monday, 25 December

Tuesday, 25 December Wednesday, 25 December

Boxing Day

Tuesday, 26 December

Wednesday, 26 December Thursday, 26 December

*Additional public holiday pursuant to the Public Holidays Act 2010 (NSW).

**From 31/12/11 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.

Councils will be notified of any further additions to public holidays through the Local Government Weekly. This page will also be updated.

Councils are advised that employees required to work on public holidays are entitled to be paid according to Clause 20A - Holidays of the Local Government (State) Award 2017.

More detailed information on public holidays for individual council areas and the table above can be found online at the Office of Industrial Relations.