Public holidays 2016
|New Year's day||1 January||Statewide||Friday|
|Devonport Cup||6 January||Devonport||Read Notes
Wednesday not earlier than fifth and not later than eleventh day of January. From 11am Municipal area of Devonport - generally State Public Service only. to check your award or agreement ring Fairwork Infoline on 131394.
|Australia Day||26 January||Statewide||Tuesday|
|Royal Hobart Regatta||8 February||Hobart||Read Notes
Second Monday in February. South of & including Oatlands and Swansea excluding Bronte Park, Catagunya, Strathgordon, Tarraleah, Wayatinah & West Coast.
|Launceston Cup||24 February||Launceston||Read Notes
Last Wednesday in February - generally Public Service only. All Day - Municipal areas of Break O'Day, Dorset, George Town, Glamorgan-Spring Bay (north of and including Cranbrook), Launceston excluding Launceston City centre and suburbs specified below, Meander Valley excluding suburbs and townships specified below, Northern Midlands, Southern Midlands north of but not including Oatlands, West Tamar excluding townships specified below.
From 11am - Launceston City centre and the following suburbs and townships Alanvale, Blackstone Heights, East Launceston, Elphin, Franklin Village, Glen Dhu, Inveresk, Invermay, Killafaddy, Kings Meadows, Mayfield, Mowbray, Mowbray Heights, Newnham, Newstead, North Riverside, Norwood, Prospect, Prospect Vale, Punchbowl, Ravenswood, Riverside, Rocherlea, St Leonards, Sandhill, South Launceston, Summerhill, Trevallyn, Vermont, Waverley, West Launceston, West Riverside, Youngtown
|King Island Show||1 March||King Island||First Tuesday in March|
|Eight Hours Day||14 March||Statewide||Second Monday in March|
|Good Friday||25 March||Statewide||Friday|
|Easter Monday||28 March||Statewide||Monday|
|Easter Tuesday||29 March||Statewide||Read Notes
Restricted public holiday observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service. To check your award or agreement ring Fair Work Infoline on 131394.
|ANZAC Day||25 April||Statewide||Monday|
|AGFEST||6 May||Circular head||Read Notes
Friday following the first Thursday in May. Municipal area of Circular Head only.
|Queen's Birthday||13 June||Statewide||Read Notes
Second Monday in June
|Burnie Show||30 September||Burnie||Read Notes
Friday before the first Saturday in October. Municipal areas of Burnie, Waratah-Wynyard and West Coast.
|Royal Launceston Show||6 October||Launceston||Read Notes
Thursday before the second Saturday in October. Municipal areas of Break O'Day, Dorset, George Town, Launceston, Meander Valley, Northern Midlands, West Tamar.
|Flinders Island Show||14 October||Flinders Island||Read Notes
Friday before the third Saturday in October - Municipal area of Flinders Island.
|Royal Hobart Show||20 October||Hobart||Read Notes
The Thursday before the fourth Saturday in October. All of Tasmania south of and including Oatlands and Swansea also Bronte Park, Strathgordon, Tarreleah and Wayatinah - excludes West Coast.
|Recreation Day||7 November||All parts of the State which do not observe Royal Hobart Regatta||First Monday in November|
|Devonport Show||25 November||Devonport||Read Notes
Friday nearest the last day in November but not later than 1 December. Municipal areas of Devonport, Kentish and Latrobe.
|Christmas Day||25 December||Statewide||Read Notes
Sunday. If Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, the Tuesday following Christmas Day is also a public holiday
|Boxing Day||26 December||Statewide||Monday|
|Christmas Day||27 December||Statewide||Read Notes
if Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, the Tuesday following Christmas Day is also a public holiday