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2015 Australian Public Holidays – VIC, NSW, QLD, SA, WA, ACT, NT, TAS

November 24, 2014

It looks like our last post on how to plan long weekends in 2015 in Victoria drew jealousy among other states across the nation.  So because of that, we created this post — a guide on how to creatively plan your long weekends in 2015, in all Australian states, to minimize taking leave days when planning your getaways.

Note: New Year’s Day, Australia Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen’s Birthday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day are the same across all states, please refer to our previous post – How to plan long weekends in 2015 in Victoria.

NSW

Labour Day – Monday 5th October

Take leave on:  Friday 2nd October 

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

ACT

Canberra Day – Monday 9th March

Take leave on:  Friday 6th March

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

Family & Community Day – Monday 28th September

Take leave on:  Friday 25th September

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

Labour Day – Monday 5th October

Take leave on:  Friday 2nd October 

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

NT

May Day – Monday 4th May

Take leave on:  Friday 1st may 

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

Picnic Day – Monday 3rd August

Take leave on:  Friday 31st July 

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

QLD

Labour Day – Monday 5th October

Take leave on:  Friday 2nd October 

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

SA

March Public Holiday – Monday 9th March

Take leave on:  Friday 6th March

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

Labour Day – Monday 5th October

Take leave on:  Friday 2nd October

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days

TAS

Eight Hours Day – Monday 9th March

Take leave on:  Friday 6th March

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 4 days
Easter Tuesday – Tuesday 7th April

Take leave on:  Thursday 2nd April

Total No. of Leave Days Taken: 1 day
Actual Days Off: 6 days

So there you have it! The complete guide of your 2015 long weekends – plan in advance with your boss so you can ensure to get more out of the 2015 public holidays. Have fun planning!

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