The public holiday for Australia Day in 2021 is Tuesday 26 January.
Employment entitlements for public holidays will vary based on an employee's award coverage and employment arrangements.
The Australia Day public holiday entitlements guide 2021 page provides information for state system employers and employees on public holiday entitlements for Australia Day 2021, with specific information for:
- Award free employees
- Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments) Award
- Restaurant, Tearoom and Catering Workers Award
- Hairdressers Award
For information on public holiday entitlements under WA awards, please view the WA award summaries or contact Wageline on 1300 655 266.