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Elise Stevenson2 years ago

Plan ahead and book these dates in your 2016 calendar!

Have you got your holidays for 2016 planned out yet? We've listed all the public holidays in NSW, NT & QLD to help you get excited for the year ahead. Keep these dates in mind when choosing your annual leave this year.

NSW, NT & QLD Public Holidays 2016


Friday 25 March

Good Friday


Saturday 26 March

Easter Saturday


Sunday 27 March 

Easter Sunday


Monday 28 March

Easter Monday


Monday 25 April

ANZAC Day


Sunday 25 December 

Christmas Day


Monday 26 December

Boxing Day


Tuesday 27 December

Additional Christmas Day Holiday (as Christmas Day falls on a weekend)


NSW Public Holidays 2016


Friday 5 February

Walcha Cup (half-day for the Walcha Council area only)


Friday 12 February

Kangaroo Valley Show (half-day for those parts within the Shoalhaven City Council area only)


Friday 18 March 

Albury Gold Cup (half-day for the Albury City Council area only)


Monday 13 June

Queen’s Birthday 


Monday 1 August

Bank Holiday (applies to certain banks and financial institutions)


Monday 3 October

Labour Day


NT Public Holidays 2016


Monday 2 May

May Day


Monday 13 June

Queen’s Birthday


Friday 24 June

Borroloola Show Day (for the Borroloola City Council area only)


Friday 1 July

Alice Springs Show Day (for the Alice Springs City Council area only)


Friday 8 July

Tennant Creek Show Day (for the Tennant Creek City Council area only)


Friday 15 July

Katherine Show Day (for the Katherine City Council area only)


Friday 22 July

Darwin Show Day (for the Darwin City Council area only)


Monday 1 August

Picnic Day 


QLD Public Holidays 2016


Monday 2 May

 Labour Day


Wednesday 10 August

Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane City Council area only)


Friday 26 August

Gold Coast Annual Show Day (Gold Coast area only)


Monday 3 October

Queen’s Birthday

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