Public holidays 2020

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Holiday Date Location Notes
New Year's day 1 January Statewide Wednesday
Devonport Cup 9 January Devonport Read Notes
Wednesday not earlier than fifth and not later than eleventh day of January. From 11.00 a.m. Municipal area of Devonport - generally State Public Service only. To check your award or agreement call the Fair Work Infoline on 131394.
Australia Day 27 January Statewide Monday. As 26 January falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed.
Royal Hobart Regatta 10 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 26 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 11.00 a.m. - 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 3 March King Island First Tuesday in March
Eight Hours Day 9 March Statewide Second Monday in March
Good Friday 10 April Statewide Friday
Easter Monday 13 April Statewide Monday
Easter Tuesday 14 April Statewide Read Notes
Restricted public holiday observed by some awards/agreements and the State Public Service. To check your award or agreement call the Fair Work Infoline on 131394.
ANZAC Day 25 April Statewide Saturday
AGFEST 8 May Circular head Read Notes
Friday following the first Thursday in May. Municipal area of Circular Head only.
Queen's Birthday 8 June Statewide Read Notes
Second Monday in June
Burnie Show 2 October Burnie Read Notes
Friday before the first Saturday in October. Municipal areas of Burnie, Waratah-Wynyard and West Coast.
Royal Launceston Show 8 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 16 October Flinders Island Read Notes
Friday before the third Saturday in October - Municipal area of Flinders Island.
Royal Hobart Show 22 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 2 November Launceston Read Notes
First Monday in November - all parts of the state which do not observe Royal Hobart Regatta.
Devonport Show 27 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 Friday
Boxing Day 28 December Statewide The Monday following Boxing day (26 December), if that day falls on a Saturday.