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Australian Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day 1 January
  • Additional Public Holiday 2 January
  • Australia Day 26 January
  • Labour Day (WA) 6 March
  • Labour Day (VIC) 13 March
  • Eight Hour Day (TAS) 13 March
  • Good Friday 14 April
  • Easter Saturday 15 April
  • Easter Sunday 16 April
  • Easter Monday 17 April
  • Anzac Day 25 April
  • Labour Day (QLD) 1 May
  • May Day (NT) 1 May
  • Queen’s Birthday (except QLD & WA) 12 June
  • Queen’s Birthday (WA) 25 September
  • Queen's Birthday (QLD) 2 October
  • Labour Day (NSW, ACT & SA) 2 October
  • Christmas Day 25 December
  • Boxing Day 26 December

New South Wales

  • Apia International Tennis Tournament 8 - 14 January
  • Tamworth Country Music Festival 20 - 29 January
  • Mardi Gras 17 February - 5 March
  • Royal Easter Show 6 - 19 April
  • Blues Fest, Byron Bay 13 - 17 April
  • State of Origin Game Two 21 June
  • Bank Holiday (public holiday) 7 August
  • City to Surf 12 August
  • Bledisloe Cup 19 August
  • NRL Final 30 September - 1 October
  • Rugby League World Cup 11 November
  • Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 26 December
  • New Years Eve 31 December

Queensland

  • Brisbane International Tennis Tournament 1 - 8 January
  • Magic Millions Carnival, Gold Coast 13 - 14 January
  • Mooloolaba Triathlon 12 March
  • Gold Coast Triathlon 9 April
  • Noosa Food Festival 18 - 21 May
  • State of Origin Game One 31 May
  • Iron Man, Cairns 9 - 12 June
  • State of Origin Game Three 12 July
  • Royal Queensland Show (public holiday) 16 August
  • Riverfire 23 September
  • Noosa Triathlon 5 November
  • Ashes World Cup Cricket 17 - 28 November
  • Rugby League World Cup - Semi Final 23 - 25 November
  • Rugby League World Cup - Final 1 - 3 December
  • New Years Eve 31 December

Victoria

  • Australian Open Tennis 16 - 29 January
  • Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 1 - 19 March
  • Australian Grand Prix 23 - 26 March
  • Melbourne Intnl Comedy Festival 29 March - 23 April
  • AFL Grand Final 29 - 30 September
  • Rugby World Cup Match 27 - 28 October 
  • Melbourne Cup 7 November
  • Rugby World Cup Match 18 - 19 November
  • Boxing Day Test 26 December
  • New Years Eve 31 December

South Australia

  • Tour Down Under 17 - 21 January
  • Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival 26 - 28 January
  • Clipsal 500 2 - 5 March
  • Adelaide Fringe Festival 3 - 19 March
  • Womadelaide 10 - 13 March
  • Adelaide Cup (public holiday) 13 March
  • New Years Eve 31 December

Tasmania

  • Taste of Tasmania 28 December 2016 - 3 January 2017
  • MONA FOMA (MOFO) 18 - 22 January
  • Festivale 10 - 12 February
  • Royal Hobart Regatta (local public holiday) 13 February
  • Launceston Cup (local public holiday) 21 - 22 February
  • King Island Show (local public holiday) 7 March
  • Eight Hours Day (public holiday) 13 March
  • AGFEST 4 - 6 May
  • Dark MOFO 8 - 21 June
  • Royal Launceston Show (local public holiday) 12 October
  • Royal Hobart Show (local public holiday) 26 October
  • Recreation Day 6 November
  • Sydney to Hobart 26 December
  • New Years Eve 31 December

ACT

  • Royal Canberra Show 24 - 26 February
  • Canberra Day (public holiday) 13 March
  • Family & Community Day (public holiday) 25 September
  • New Years Eve 31 December
  • Northern Territory
  • Darwin V8 Supercars 16 - 18 June
  • Northern Territory Picnic Day (public holiday) 7 August
  • Darwin Cup 7 August
  • Western Australia
  • Hopman Cup 1 - 7 January
  • Oil & Gas Expo 22 - 24 February
  • APPEA Conference 14 - 17 May
  • Ord Valley Muster, Kununurra 17 - 26 May
  • Western Australia Day 5 June
  • Diggers & Dealers Expo, Kalgoorlie 6 - 9 August
  • Broome Cup 15 - 19 August
  • New Years Eve 31 December

Around the World

  • The Carnival of Venice 11 - 28 February
  • Chinese New Year 28 January
  • Super Bowl, New Jersey USA 5 February
  • London Fashion Week 17 - 21 February
  • The Oscars, Los Angeles 26 February
  • Rio Carnival, Brazil 24 - 28 February
  • South by Southwest, Texas 10-19 March
  • St Patrick’s Day, Ireland 17 March
  • MTV Movie Awards, Los Angeles 8 Apr
  • Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta USA 3 - 9 April
  • Tribeca Film Festival, New York 19-30 April
  • Kentucky Derby, Louisville, USA 5 - 6 May
  • Cannes Film Festival 17 - 28 May
  • Billboard Music Awards, Las Vegas 21 May
  • Monaco Grand Prix 25 - 28 May
  • FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium 27 May
  • Tennis - French Open 28 May - 11 June
  • Tony Awards, New York 11 June
  • US Golf Open, Erin, Wisconsin 12 - 18 June 
  • Cannes Lions 17-24 June
  • Le Tour de France 1 - 23 July
  • Wimbledon 3 - 16 July
  • Independence Day, USA 4 July
  • Bastille Day, France 14 July
  • The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 4 - 28 August
  • MTV Video Music Awards , New York 27 August
  • US Open Tennis Champtionships 28 August - 10 September
  • New York Fashion Week 7-15 September
  • Toronto Film Festival 7-17 September
  • Oktoberfest, Germany 16 September - 3 October