Australia Day public holiday information available 6 January

The public holiday for Australia Day in 2023 is Thursday 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 2023 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