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Holidays and Observances in Australia in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Australia in 2019

Date NameTypeDetails
1. JanDienstagNew Year's DayNational Holiday 
6. JanSonntagEpiphanyChristian 
7. JanMontagOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
14. JanMontagOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
21. JanMontagTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
26. JanSamstagAustralia DayNational Holiday 
28. JanMontagAustralia Day observedNational Holiday 
5. FebDienstagChinese New YearObservance 
11. FebMontagRoyal Hobart RegattaState HolidayTasmania*
14. FebDonnerstagValentine's DayObservance 
4. MärMontagLabour DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
5. MärDienstagCarnival / Shrove TuesdayChristian 
6. MärMittwochAsh WednesdayChristian 
11. MärMontagLabour DayCommon State holidayVictoria
11. MärMontagEight Hours DayCommon State holidayTasmania
11. MärMontagAdelaide CupState HolidaySouth Australia
11. MärMontagCanberra DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
17. MärSonntagSt Patrick's DayObservance 
21. MärDonnerstagMarch EquinoxSeason 
21. MärDonnerstagPurimJewish holiday 
21. MärDonnerstagHarmony DayObservance 
21. MärDonnerstagNational Close the Gap DayObservance 
3. AprMittwochIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
7. AprSonntagDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
14. AprSonntagPalm SundayChristian 
18. AprDonnerstagMaundy ThursdayChristian 
19. AprFreitagGood FridayNational Holiday 
20. AprSamstagFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
20. AprSamstagHoly SaturdayCommon State holidayAll except Tas, WA
21. AprSonntagEaster SundayState HolidayACT, NSW, Qld, Vic
21. AprSonntagEaster SundayObservanceAll
22. AprMontagEaster MondayNational Holiday 
23. AprDienstagEaster TuesdayState HolidayTasmania
25. AprDonnerstagANZAC DayNational HolidayAll except NT, WA
25. AprDonnerstagANZAC DayCommon State holidayNorthern Territory, Western Australia
26. AprFreitagOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
27. AprSamstagLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
27. AprSamstagOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
28. AprSonntagOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
29. AprMontagOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
2. MaiDonnerstagYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
6. MaiMontagRamadan StartMuslim 
6. MaiMontagMay DayCommon State holidayNorthern Territory
6. MaiMontagLabour DayCommon State holidayQueensland
9. MaiDonnerstagYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
12. MaiSonntagMother's DayObservance 
23. MaiDonnerstagLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
26. MaiSonntagNational Sorry DayObservance 
27. MaiMontagReconciliation DayState HolidayAustralian Capital Territory
30. MaiDonnerstagAscension DayChristian 
31. MaiFreitagLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
3. JunMontagWestern Australia DayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
5. JunMittwochEid ul FitrMuslim 
6. JunDonnerstagQueensland DayLocal observance 
9. JunSonntagPentecostChristian 
9. JunSonntagShavuotJewish holiday 
10. JunMontagWhit MondayChristian 
10. JunMontagQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayAll except Qld, WA
16. JunSonntagTrinity SundayChristian 
20. JunDonnerstagCorpus ChristiChristian 
22. JunSamstagJune SolsticeSeason 
7. JulSonntagFirst Day of NAIDOC WeekObservance 
5. AugMontagNew South Wales Bank HolidayState HolidayNew South Wales
5. AugMontagNorthern Territory Picnic DayState HolidayNorthern Territory
11. AugSonntagTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
12. AugMontagEid ul AdhaMuslim 
14. AugMittwochRoyal National Agricultural Show Day QueenslandState HolidayQueensland
15. AugDonnerstagAssumption of MaryChristian 
1. SepSonntagMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
1. SepSonntagFather's DayObservance 
23. SepMontagSeptember EquinoxSeason 
27. SepFreitagAFL Grand Final FridayState HolidayVictoria
30. SepMontagRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
30. SepMontagQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayWestern Australia
4. OktFreitagFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
6. OktSonntagDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
7. OktMontagQueen's BirthdayCommon State holidayQueensland
7. OktMontagLabour DayCommon State holidayACT, NSW, SA
9. OktMittwochYom KippurJewish holiday 
14. OktMontagFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
20. OktSonntagHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
21. OktMontagShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
22. OktDienstagSimchat TorahJewish holiday 
27. OktSonntagDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
31. OktDonnerstagHalloweenObservance 
1. NovFreitagAll Saints' DayChristian 
2. NovSamstagAll Souls' DayChristian 
4. NovMontagRecreation DayState HolidayTasmania*
5. NovDienstagMelbourne Cup DayState HolidayVictoria
10. NovSonntagMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
11. NovMontagRemembrance DayObservance 
1. DezSonntagFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
8. DezSonntagFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
22. DezSonntagDecember SolsticeSeason 
23. DezMontagFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
24. DezDienstagChristmas EveObservance 
25. DezMittwochChristmas DayNational Holiday 
26. DezDonnerstagBoxing DayNational HolidayAll except SA
26. DezDonnerstagProclamation DayState HolidaySouth Australia
30. DezMontagLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
31. DezDienstagNew Year's EveObservance 

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