Public holidays 2017

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Holiday Date Location Notes
New Year's day Observed 2 January Statewide Read Notes
As 1 January falls on a Sunday, the Monday following New Year's day is observed
Devonport Cup 11 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 Thursday
Royal Hobart Regatta 13 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 22 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 7 March King Island First Tuesday in March
Eight Hours Day 13 March Statewide Second Monday in March
Good Friday 14 April Statewide Friday
Easter Monday 17 April Statewide Monday
Easter Tuesday 18 April 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 Tuesday
AGFEST 5 May Circular head Read Notes
Friday following the first Thursday in May. Municipal area of Circular Head only.
Queen's Birthday 12 June Statewide Read Notes
Second Monday in June
Burnie Show 6 October Burnie Read Notes
Friday before the first Saturday in October. Municipal areas of Burnie, Waratah-Wynyard and West Coast.
Royal Launceston Show 12 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 20 October Flinders Island Read Notes
Friday before the third Saturday in October - Municipal area of Flinders Island.
Royal Hobart Show 26 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 6 November All parts of the State which do not observe Royal Hobart Regatta First Monday in November
Devonport Show 1 December 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 Monday
Boxing Day 26 December Statewide Tuesday