We found 23 articles in the Holidays by Month category

  • Boxing Day Test

    The famous Boxing Day Test match held in Melbourne is played each year between Australia and another touring country. This year, the Boxing Day Test will be held between Australia and India from 26-30 December.

  • 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.

  • February

    The shortest month of the year, February, may not offer any official public holidays, but warm weather and holiday atmosphere makes the month is still a great time to travel. As the final month of summer in Australia, February offers the tail end of the wa…

  • Waitangi Day

    Waitangi Day is a special public holiday celebrating history in New Zealand. Held each year on 6th February, this holiday commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, the founding document of New Zealand. This document made New Zealand part …

  • 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,…

  • Eight Hours Day

    Labour Day also goes by another name in certain parts of the world: Eight Hours Day. In Tasmania the achievements of the Labour Union Movement are celebrated with Eight Hours Day, aptly named after the right that workers gained. This movement was focused o…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…