The Official List of ACT Public Holidays 2016

Holiday Date Holiday Type Area
New Year's DayFriday, 1 January 2016PublicACT Wide
Australia DayTuesday, 26 January 2016PublicACT Wide
Canberra DayMonday, 14 March 2016PublicACT Wide
Good FridayFriday, 25 March 2016PublicACT Wide
Easter SaturdaySaturday, 26 March 2016PublicACT Wide
Easter SundaySunday, 27 March 2016PublicACT Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 28 March 2016PublicACT Wide
ANZAC DayMonday, 25 April 2016PublicACT Wide
Queen's BirthdayMonday, 13 June 2016PublicACT Wide
Family & Community DayMonday, 26 September 2016PublicACT Wide
Labour DayMonday, 3 October 2016PublicACT Wide
Christmas DaySunday, 25 December 2016PublicACT Wide
Boxing DayMonday, 26 December 2016PublicACT Wide
Christmas Day Additional Holiday*Tuesday, 27 December 2016PublicACT Wide
*Tuesday 27 December serves as an additional public holiday as Christmas Day falls on a Sunday in 2016.

Information presented is from ACT Government sources.

ACT Public Holiday Information

In the ACT all Public Holidays are state-wide. This differs from many other states in Australia that can have a number of local regional holidays that are set by the relevant local councils.

The ACT has two public holidays that are unique from the rest of the states in Australia - Canberra Day and Family and Community Day.

Other Holidays

From time to time there are one off holidays added to our holiday calendar in special circumstances.

You may also find our other websites helpful:
School Holidays - Other States
NSW School Holidays
Queensland School Holidays (includes Schoolies dates)
South Australia School Holidays
Victoria School Holidays
Western Australia School Holidays
Public Holidays
NSW Public Holidays
Northern Territory Public Holidays
Queensland Public Holidays
SA Public Holidays
Tasmania Public Holidays
Victoria Public Holidays
Western Australia Public Holidays

Disclaimer: The ACT Public Holidays website is operated as a service to those looking to get an idea of when holidays are occurring. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate we won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also.