Date Holiday Number of days to go January 1Tuesday - January 28Monday 10 February 14Thursday 27 March 4Monday 45 March 11Monday 52 March 11Monday 52 March 11Monday 52 March 11Monday 52 April 19Friday 91 April 21Sunday 93 April 22Monday 94 April 25Thursday 97 May 6Monday 108 May 6Monday 108 May 12Sunday 114 June 3Monday 136 June 10Monday 143 August 5Monday 199 September 1Sunday 226 October 7Monday 262 October 7Monday 262 October 7Monday 262 October 7Monday 262 October 31Thursday 286 November 5Tuesday 291 December 24Tuesday 340 December 25Wednesday 341 December 26Thursday 342 December 31Tuesday 347. The public holiday recognizes the workers who struggled to improve the working conditions for all Australians. The event welcomes over 6,500 visitors each year and is considered to be one of the premier races in Tasmania. Source reference: The Fair Work Ombudsman is committed to providing advice that you can rely on. In Australia people enjoy an average of 11 paid holidays a year.
From time to time the data on this website are updated to keep the information up to date. Prior to the 19th century, most labourers worked from ten to twelve hours up to six days a week. The Show offers a variety of attractions from carnival rides, fireworks and fashion parades. There is also a variety of carnival style attractions, from merry-go-rounds, jumping castles and arcade style games. There has been much dispute over whether the two public holidays should be aligned. In 2017, the Show society announced that the Devonport Show would not be held in 2018, however the state has still listed the Friday as a public holiday for the region.
Other Holidays From time to time there are one off holidays added to our holiday calendar in special circumstances. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate South Australia Public Holidays won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website. The Launceston Cup is held on the third Wednesday of each February and dates back to 1865. Apart from the races themselves, competitions are held for the best dressed socialites with prizes going to the most elegantly dressed man and woman.
Upcoming Holidays Date Holiday Where January-28, Monday Australia Day Australia, Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia February-11, Monday Royal Hobart Regatta Tasmania February-27, Wednesday Launceston Cup Tasmania March-4, Monday Labor Day Western Australia March-5, Tuesday King Island Show Tasmania March-11, Monday Canberra Day Australian Capital Territory March-11, Monday Eight Hours Day Tasmania March-11, Monday Labour Day Victoria March-11, Monday March Public Holiday South Australia April-19, Friday Good Friday Australia, Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia Click for more Australia Holidays. The Show boasts a wide range of attractions from livestock competitions and judging to carnival rides and games. The Show is held across the Thursday, Friday and Saturday, but only the Thursday is a public holiday. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate Victoria Public Holidays won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website.
The Show has been running since 1910 and the 2000 people living on the island welcome visitors from the mainland to showcase their wares in the various exhibitions and contests the Show holds. We recommend double checking information against official education and government websites to confirm the dates are correct. Private and catholic schools tend to use these dates as a guide but their dates sometimes differ slightly from state run public schools. Things to do and see include dairy exhibitions, horse jumping, four wheel driving, sheep dog trials and arts and craft exhibitions. Held on the second Wednesday of January, the Devonport Cup has been celebrated in Tasmania since 1902, with only a short disruption during World War Two.
The information presented on this website does not take into account Student Free Days which are set by each school individually. Tasmania is the only state in Australia to observe the Tuesday after Easter as a public holiday. The Show takes place at the Wivenhoe Showgrounds on Smith Street. Stretching across four days, Wednesday through to Saturday, the show is the largest of the Royal Shows held in the state and is often compared to the Sydney Royal Easter Show. All other public holidays such as Queen's Birthday and Labour Day are individually declared by the state and territory governments.
Eight Hour Day advocates for the equal division of the twenty-four hours in a day into three parts, eight hours for work, recreation and rest respectively. Launceston Cup Public Holiday is generally for Public Service only. All 2019 Holidays of Australia are listed in the table below. The Flinders Island Show is held on the third Friday of October each year and is primarily a demonstration of the best the Island has to offer in agriculture, but offers many other attractions as well. The most popular sporting events are the equestrian and wood chopping competitions, while the exhibitions showcase local produce, cooking and other home goods. It is considered a trade off day, as Easter Sunday is not recognized as a public holiday in the state.
For more information on public holidays in South Australia eg. Regional or non-metropolitan holidays are published throughout the year. Eight Hour Day is held on different days according to each state but is always held on a Monday, forming a long weekend every year. If you are unsure about how it applies to your situation you can call our Infoline on 13 13 94 or speak with a union, industry association or workplace relations professional. You should check directly with the relevant school to find out the correct term date information. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate we won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website.