Public holidays in Western Australia
|New Year's Day||Sunday 1 January
Monday 2 January
|Monday 1 January||Tuesday 1 January|
|Australia Day||Thursday 26 January||Friday 26 January||Saturday 26 January & Monday 28 January|
|Labour Day||Monday 6 March||Monday 5 March||Monday 4 March|
|Good Friday||Friday 14 April||Friday 30 March||Friday 19 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 17 April||Monday 2 April||Monday 22 April|
|ANZAC Day||Tuesday 25 April||Wednesday 25 April||Thursday 25 April|
|Western Australia Day||Monday 5 June||Monday 4 June||Monday 3 June|
|Queen's Birthday #||Monday 25 September||Monday 24 September||Monday 30 September|
|Christmas Day||Monday 25 December||Tuesday 25 December||Wednesday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday 26 December||Wednesday 26 December||Thursday 26 December|
- When New Year’s Day, Anzac Day, or Christmas Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday the next following Monday is also a public holiday.
- When Boxing Day falls on a Saturday the next following Monday is also a public holiday, and when Boxing Day falls on a Sunday or Monday the next following Tuesday is also a public holiday.
# Some regional areas in WA hold the Queen's Birthday public holiday on a different date - see the Regional public holiday dates page for the 2017 dates.
You can also download an iCalendar (.ics) file of the 2017 public holidays for Western Australia.
School term and school holiday dates for WA are on the Department of Education website.
Earlier dates for public holidays can be found on the Previous years public holiday dates page.
Employment entitlements for public holidays
Employment entitlements for public holidays will vary based on an employee's award coverage and employment arrangements.
- This website has information on pay and entitlements for public holidays for WA state system employers and employees.
- National system employers and employees should visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website www.fairwork.gov.au
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