Public Holidays

Employees are entitled to be absent from work on day that is a public holiday at the employee’s work base and/or at the location where the employee is travelling on official business, and will be paid for standard hours that would otherwise be worked on that day.

Public Holidays 2017

Date Public Holiday
1 January 2017 New Year’s Day
2 January 2017 New Years Day public holiday
26 January 2017 Australia Day
14 April 2017 Good Friday
15 April 2017 Easter Saturday
17 April 2017 Easter Monday
25 April 2017 Anzac Day
25 December 2017 Christmas Day
26 December 2017 Boxing Day
27 December 2017 Additional day within the Christmas/New Year period
28 December 2017 Annual Close Down
29 December 2017 Annual Close Down
Queen’s Birthday, as gazetted by the relevant State or Territory Government.
Labour Day, as gazetted by the relevant State or Territory Government.
any other days gazetted as public holidays by the State or Territory Government in the State or Territory of the employee’s work base and/or at a location where the employee is travelling on official business.