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Victorian public holidays 2015, 2016

Find out when the Victorian public holidays are in 2015 and 2016.

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  • Victorian public holidays in 2015 and 2016.

Grand Final Friday

The Friday before the Australian Football League (AFL) Grand Final was declared a public holiday via notice in the Victorian Government Gazette on 19 August 2015. The 2015 public holiday will fall on Friday 2 October.

A listing of public holidays in Victoria for 2015-2016.

Holiday20152016
New Year's DayThu 1 JanFri 1 Jan
Australia DayMon 26 JanTues 26 Jan
Labour DayMon 9 MarMon 14 Mar
Good Friday*Fri 3 AprFri 25 Mar
Saturday before
Easter Sunday
Sat 4 AprSat 26 Mar
Easter SundaySun 5 AprSun 27 Mar
Easter MondayMon 6 AprMon 28 Mar 
ANZAC Day*Sat 25 AprMon 25 Apr 
Queen's BirthdayMon 8 JunMon 13 Jun
Friday before the AFL Grand FinalFri 2 OctDate TBC
Melbourne CupTue 3 NovTue 1 Nov 
Christmas Day*Fri 25 Dec 

Tue 27 Dec 

(Substitute for Sun 25 Dec) 

Boxing Day

Sat 26 Dec and
Mon 28 Dec (additional day)

 Mon 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