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Victorian public holidays 2016, 2017

Find out when the public holidays were in 2015 and 2016

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  • 2016 and 2017 Public holiday dates in Victoria
Holiday 2016 2017
New Year's Day

Fri 1 Jan

Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan (additional day)
Australia Day Tues 26 Jan Thurs 26 Jan
Labour Day Mon 14 Mar Mon 13 Mar
Good Friday Fri 25 Mar Fri 14 Apr
Saturday before Easter Sunday Sat 26 Mar Sat 15 Apr
Easter Sunday
Sun 27 Mar Sun 16 Apr
Easter Monday Mon 28 Mar Mon 17 Apr
ANZAC Day

Mon 25 Apr

Tues 25 Apr
Queen's Birthday Mon 13 Jun Mon 12 Jun
Friday before the AFL Grand Final
Fri 30 Sept Fri 29 Sep
Melbourne Cup
(all of Victoria unless
alternate local holiday
has been arranged
by non-metro council)
Tue 1 Nov Tue 7 Nov
Christmas Day Sun  25 Dec
(additional public holiday - restricted trading*)

Tuesday 27 Dec
(not subject to restricted trading*)

Mon 25 Dec
Boxing Day Mon 26 Dec Tues 26 Dec

*Restricted trading days

Note: All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publishing, but may be subject to change.

Melbourne Cup Day is a public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council.

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