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Public Holidays in Western Australia 2016

Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972

New Year's Day - Friday 1 January
Australia Day - Tuesday 26 January
Labour Day - Monday 7 March
Good Friday - Friday 25 March
Easter Monday - Monday 28 March
ANZAC Day - Monday 25 April
Western Australia Day - Monday 6 June
Queen's Birthday # - Monday 26 September
Christmas Day - Monday 26 December
Boxing Day - Tuesday 27 December

  • When New Year’s Day, Anzac Day, or Christmas Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday the next following Monday is also a public holiday.
  • When Boxing Day falls on a Saturday the next following Monday is also a public holiday, and when Boxing Day falls on a Sunday or Monday the next following Tuesday is also a public holiday.

# Some regional areas in WA hold the Queen's Birthday public holiday on a different date.

  • Town of Port Hedland - Monday 3 August 2015
  • Shire of Roebourne (City of Karratha) - Monday 3 August 2015
  • Shire of East Pilbara (Marble Bar) - Monday 6 July 2015
  • Shire of East Pilbara (Newman) - Monday 17 August 2015.

Last updated: 21-Jan-2016

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