We found 23 articles in the Holidays by Month category

  • March

    For Australians, March is a month full of fun, festivities and exciting events. March holidays are different across the country, mainly in how and when Labour Day is celebrated. Whether you travel for an annual event or to take advantage of a long weekend,…

  • Easter

    One public holiday in Australia that people look forward to is Easter. While the official holiday is on Easter Sunday, the days around Easter Sunday are also public holidays, including Good Friday and Easter Monday. In 2015, Good Friday is on 3rd April, Ea…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Public Holidays

    In today’s fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever before to relax when you can. Take advantage of the next public holiday and skip out of town.

  • Volunteers Day

    In South Australia, Volunteers Day is celebrated on the same day as the Queen's Birthday. This public holiday takes place each year on the second Monday in June. In 2014, Volunteers Day will be celebrated in South Australia on Monday 09 June. This holiday …

  • 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…

  • Anzac Day

    Australia and New Zealand celebrate Anzac Day, a public holiday commemorating all the people that served in the military and died for their country. The holiday began specifically to honour fallen soldiers from World War I but has since expanded on that co…

  • Queen's Birthday

    The Queen's Birthday is a public holiday that celebrates the monarch of the Commonwealth, currently Queen Elizabeth II. Different countries celebrate the public holiday at a different time (that doesn't coincide with the Queen's actual day of birth) becaus…

  • 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…