Canberra: Public Holidays

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Canberra Public Holidays

Canberra has the same public holidays as the UK, with several local additions. Most public holidays become long weekends, and should a fixed-date holiday such as New Year’s Day fall on a weekend, the following Monday will usually be a holiday. Annual special events include:

2009 Public Holidays
1 January: New Year's Day
26 January: Australia Day
Second Monday In March: Canberra Day
10 April: Good Friday
13 April: Easter Monday
25 April: Anzac Day
1 August: Bank Holiday
1 October: Labour Day
3 November: Family & Community Day
25 December: Christmas Day
28 December: Boxing Day