QLD public holidays 2017
Get a complete listing of QLD public holidays 2017 to track the dates of your off days. The government and private offices in Queensland follow a set of holidays. Public holidays QLD are governed by the 1983 Holiday Act. Other substitute holidays are authorized by the Minister of Labour. The official holidays of Queensland include Christmas, New Year, Easter, and Good Friday. Other national holidays are ANZAC day, Australia Day, Queen’s Birthday, and Boxing Day. As per the state rules, a replacement day is given off if the holiday falls on the weekend. Other regional holidays are declared for local cultural and sports related events. Queensland is having the highest number of the big cities of Australia. A large number of offices and industries are located in Brisbane. All the people working in offices and industrial units search for the dates of public holidays QLD. Holidayau.com brings lists of holidays of all the Australian states.
As per standards, all working staff in Queensland should get minimum 4 weeks paid annual leave. The conditions of benefits, and employment are set by Queensland Employment Standards. Queensland State also floats financial awards to workers based on work hours and performance. This post gives a complete QLD Public Holidays Calendar for the year 2017. Check on which day the Christmas falls? On which date the Easter will be celebrated in 2017? You can also check a list of school holidays and term dates for your kids. We have published school holidays and term dates for all the states of Australia including NSW and VIC.
Public Holidays QLD 2017 Calendar
An amendment to the 1983 Holidays Act was passed by the Parliament on 13th October 2015. According to that, every first Monday of May will be observed as Labour Day. And every first Monday of the October month will be celebrated as Queen’s Birthday. Here is the list of all the national, religious, and local QLD public holidays as well as general public holidays.The Holidays Act 1983 also authorizes the Minister of Labour to give any other day as a holiday in lieu of any public holiday.
QLD Public Holidays List 2017
|1 January||Sun||New Year’s Day|
|2 January||Mon||New Year’s Day
|26 January||Thu||Australia Day|
|14 April||Fri||Good Friday|
|15 April||Sat||Easter Saturday|
|17 April||Mon||Easter Monday|
|25 April||Tue||Anzac Day|
|1 May||Mon||Labour Day|
|2 October||Mon||Queen’s Birthday|
|25 December||Mon||Christmas Day|
|26 December||Tue||Boxing Day|
Besides above public holidays, 16th August 2017 will be a holiday in Brisbane Area. The day marks the Royal Queensland show in Brisbane.
Queensland Public Holidays
If you are in Queensland, you are never in short of places to explore. Tourism is Queensland’s prominent industry. Millions of national and international visitors are visiting Queensland. The state is rich with lush green rainforests, sunny coastal beaches, dry inlands, and highlands. Find the largest tourist attractions to explore during QLD public holidays:
- Brisbane, Port Douglas, Daintree Rainforest, Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island.
- Townsville, North Stradbroke Island, Magnetic Island, Hervey Bay, and Fraser Island
- Sunshine Coast, Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, and Whitsundays.
Cairns is known as the Gateway to the Barrier Reef. The five famous amusement parks are considered best for outings. The famous places for outdoors are Lone Pine Koala sanctuary, Roma street parkland, and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. Botanic gardens and Gold Coast are other major tourist attractions.
Holidays bring festive mood in the routine life of office-goers. The free days we have listed are compiled from the governmental sites. We are guiding portal providing calendars of QLD public holidays and school holidays. Check public holidays of NSW, ACT, Victoria, South Australia and other states. Parents can also check the school term dates and vacation dates for their kids. Our blog shares term dates and school holiday dates for all four terms of all the states. Holidays in Australian states are time for a big rush at major destinations. Keep visiting our site for pre-planning your vacations and outings. Wish all our readers and students happy holidays!