Queensland public holiday dates for 2015


Date in 2015

New Year's Day

Thursday 1 January

Australia Day

Monday 26 January

Good Friday

Friday 3 April

The day after Good Friday

Saturday 4 April

Easter Monday

Monday 6 April

Anzac Day

Saturday 25 April

Labour Day

Monday 5 October2

Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only)1Other show holidays

Wednesday 12 August

Queen’s Birthday

Monday 8 June2

Christmas Day

Friday 25 December

Boxing Day

Saturday 26 December

Monday 28 December 3

  1. The Royal National Agricultural (RNA) Show Day (Brisbane only) is held on the Wednesday during the RNA Show period. The RNA Show commences on the first Friday in August, unless the first Friday is prior to 5 August, then it commences on the second Friday of August.
  2. On Tuesday, 30 October 2012, amendments to the Holidays Act 1983 were passed by Parliament prescribing that from 2013, the Birthday of the Sovereign (Queen’s Birthday) public holiday is to be observed on the second Monday in June and the Labour Day public holiday is to be observed on the first Monday in October.
  3. From Christmas Day 2011, the Holidays Act 1983 provides for an extra public holiday to be added when Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day falls on a weekend.

Note: The Holidays Act 1983 permits the Minister to substitute another day for any public holiday. A list of public holidays for the next year is published in the Government Gazette in October/November each year.