Public holidays for Western Australia 2019 - 2021
|New Year's Day||Wednesday 1 January||Friday 1 January||
Saturday 1 January &
Monday 3 January
|Australia Day||Monday 27 January||Tuesday 26 January||Wednesday 26 January|
|Labour Day||Monday 2 March||Monday 1 March||Monday 7 March|
|Good Friday||Friday 10 April||Friday 2 April||Friday 15 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 13 April||Monday 5 April||Monday 18 April|
Saturday 25 April &
Monday 27 April
Sunday 25 April &
Monday 26 April
|Monday 25 April|
|Western Australia Day||Monday 1 June||Monday 7 June||Monday 6 June|
|Queen's Birthday #||Monday 28 September||Monday 27 September||Monday 26 September|
|Christmas Day||Friday 25 December||
Saturday 25 December &
Monday 27 December
Sunday 25 December &
Monday 26 December*
Saturday 26 December &
Monday 28 December
Sunday 26 December &
Tuesday 28 December
Monday 26 December &
Tuesday 27 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.
* Monday 26 December 2022 is a Boxing Day public holiday and also an additional Christmas Day public holiday at the same time.
# Some regional areas in WA hold the Queen's Birthday public holiday on a different date - once the dates have been proclaimed they are available on the Regional public holiday dates page.
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.
- Visit the Public holiday pay and entitlements - state system employees page for information on public holiday employment entitlements and pay rates for employees in the WA state industrial relations system.
- Visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website www.fairwork.gov.au for information for employees in the national industrial relations system.