The public holiday for Australia Day in 2022 is Wednesday 26 January.
Employment entitlements for public holidays will vary based on an employee's award coverage and employment arrangements.
Visit the Australia Day public holiday entitlements 2022 page for details on the public holiday entitlements for Australia Day for state system employers and employees, including 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 other WA awards, please view the WA award summaries or contact Wageline on 1300 655 266.