Public Holidays SA: South Australia Public Holidays 2017 Calendar

SA Public Holidays 2017

Are you looking forward to arranging outdoors during your office free days? Check the list of public holidays SA 2017 with all regional and national public holidays. Public holidays in South Australia are decided by the Industrial Relations Department. The Holidays Act 1910 offers 9 official public holidays in South Australia. This holidays are recognized in National Employment Standard. Other additional holidays comprise holidays substituted for festivals on weekends. If you are working in South Australia, public holidays SA which are listed in our site will help you to know your off days. Employers in South Australia also give free days to employees for events like Adelaide Cup Day and 31st December. Queen’s birthdays and Labour days free days differ state-wise. Check the complete calendar for public holidays SA.


Our blog is guiding you to explore the dates and days of your free days and school holidays. The term dates and school holidays of each state are published on our blog. Readers can check free days for government offices of Queensland, Victoria, ACT school holidays 2017, Western Australia, and NSW. Our public holidays SA calendar comprises dates of all national and regional holidays. As per Fair Work Act 2010, all employees in SA who work on public holidays are paid as per the penalty rate. Sometimes Shop trading hours may be affected by public holidays. The penalty rate is set to give two and one-half times normal wages to the workers who are required to work on the public holidays. The dates of free days will help you to be updated on your rightful holidays and to plan your trips.


Public holidays SA

Public Holidays SA Calendar for 2017

Staying updated on your rightful free days is significant. Indeed it helps you to plan out your holiday trips and personal events as all of us love to enjoy the holidays time. We have also shared some exciting holiday ideas for the school holidays SA.

List of Public Holidays SA:

Public Holidays SA 2017 Day Holiday
1 January Sun New Year’s Day
2 January Mon New Year’s Day
Additional Holiday
26 January Thu Australia Day
13 March Mon March Public Holiday

(Adelaide Cup Day)

14 April Fri Good Friday
15 April Sat Easter Saturday
17 April Mon Easter Monday
25 April Tue Anzac Day
12 June Mon Queen’s Birthday
2 October Mon Labour Day
24 December Sun Christmas Eve *
25 December Mon Christmas Day
26 December Tue Proclamation Day Holiday
31 December Sun New Year’s Eve *

Notes: 31st December is a partial public holiday in South Australia from 7 PM till 12 PM.

Proclamation day marks the establishment of government in South Australia as a British province. The public holiday of 26th December is also known as Boxing Day in some states of Australia. Boxing Day is celebrated in Britain, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It is celebrated in most of the regions settled by the English.

South Australia Public Holidays Destinations

The elegant city of Adelaide is the best urban point for sight-seeing in South Australia. It is the city with the largest number of museums in Australia. Find more places to go for recreation in SA. Here are the best modern as well secluded places for best recreational activities in South Australia. Make your school and public holidays SA memorable:

Places to go during public holidays SA:

  1. Adelaide City
  2. Adelaide Hills
  3. Clare Valley
  4. The Barossa Valley
  5. Eyre Peninsula
  6. Fleurieu Peninsula
  7. Flinders Ranges and Outback
  8. Kangaroo Islands
  9. Limestone coasts
  10. Murray River and Lakes
  11. Kangaroo Island
  12. Victor Harbour

You can also check-list of school holiday SA and term dates for your kids. Check the term start and end date for all the Australian states. Walking through the national parks, scuba diving, fishing, boating, and kayaking are the top-rated holiday activities in Australia. You can register for various free time activities for your children so that they learn some extra curricular things. Our list of the public holidays SA is prepared on the basis of holidays declared by the respective state authorities. Do consider any changes made by the authorities at a later date should be considered. Stay with us to know dates of all major national public holidays 2017. Know the dates of our free days for ANZAC day, Easter dates, and Queen’s birthday. Also check school holidays of New South Wales, ACT, and Queensland. Enjoy your vacation.

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