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  • Proclamation Day

    In South Australia, the day after Christmas that in other parts of the country is celebrated as Boxing Day, is celebrated by the name of Proclamation Day. Each year on December 26, this public holiday commemorates the proclamation of South Australia as a B…

  • December

    The festive season can inspire a range of December holidays. School is out, and many families plan trips to the cities to see lights and enjoy Christmas festivals. In addition, the warm summer weather is ideal for a beach escape filled with water sports an…

  • October

    The lovely days of October are ripe for travel. Spring is in full swing with blooming wildflowers and the beaches across the country are starting to draw crowds to their shores. Depending on region, there are couple public holidays in October that offer lo…

  • September

    There are only a few months of the year that don’t contain public holidays—and September is one of them. Despite the lack of a three-day weekend, there are many events and festivals that could inspire a trip. Whether you’re interested in flower festivals o…

  • August

    August is one of those rare months that doesn’t contain any official public holidays—but there are still several excuses to plan a trip. Some regions have a Bank Holiday at the beginning of the month while other areas have festivals and events scheduled. T…

  • July

    July might be one of those rare months without an official public holiday, but there are still many reasons to get out and travel. People plan a holiday to take advantage of the peak skiing conditions, to escape the cold, or to recreate Christmas in July. …

  • June

    Public holidays can sneak up on us, arriving before we have time to plan a getaway. This year, plan ahead for June holidays. Make the most of your time off from work by booking a holiday rental in advance. Gather your friends and family for a memorable hol…

  • May

    Depending on where you are in Australia, May offers up a few special public holidays. Don’t let this day off work go to waste—plan ahead and book a holiday rental somewhere you can relax with family and friends. In addition to public holidays, there are al…

  • April

    Public holidays are a great excuse for travel. The month of April is home to some annual public holidays, and many other special events. Depending on when Easter falls, Australia celebrates Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Easter Monday with public holidays…