Public holidays 2018

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Holiday Date Location Notes
New Year's day 1 January Statewide Monday
Devonport Cup 10 January Devonport Read Notes
Wednesday not earlier than fifth and not later than eleventh of January Municipal area of Devonport (part day)
Australia Day 26 January Statewide Friday
Royal Hobart Regatta 12 February Hobart Read Notes
Second Monday in February Note: South - all parts of Tasmania south of and including Oatlands and Swansea excluding Bronte Park, Catagunya, Strathgordon, Tarraleah, Wayatinah and the West Coast
Launceston Cup 28 February Launceston Read Notes
Last Wednesday in February - 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 in Item 2 of Part 2, Meander Valley excluding suburbs and townships specified in Item 2 of Part 2, Northern Midlands, Southern Midlands north of but not including Oatlands, West Tamar excluding townships specified in Item 2 of Part 2.

Item 2 of Part 2:

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 6 March King Island First Tuesday in March
Eight Hours Day 12 March Statewide Second Monday in March
Good Friday 30 March Statewide Friday
Easter Monday 2 April Statewide Monday
Easter Tuesday 3 April Statewide Read Notes
Note: Restricted public holiday currently observed by certain awards/agreements and the State Public Service
ANZAC Day 25 April Statewide Wednesday
AGFEST 4 May Circular head Read Notes
Friday following the first Thursday in May. Municipal area of Circular Head only.
Queen's Birthday 11 June Statewide Read Notes
Second Monday in June
Burnie Show 5 October Burnie Read Notes
Friday before the first Saturday in October. Municipal areas of Burnie, Waratah-Wynyard and West Coast.
Royal Launceston Show 11 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 19 October Flinders Island Read Notes
Friday before the third Saturday in October - Municipal area of Flinders
Royal Hobart Show 25 October Hobart Read Notes
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 5 November All parts of the State which do not observe Royal Hobart Regatta First Monday in November
Devonport Show 30 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 Tuesday
Boxing Day 26 December Statewide Wednesday