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Councils are reminded of the public holidays for the remainder of the year and up to 2021.

More detailed information on public holidays for individual council areas and the table below can be found on the NSW Industrial Relations website.

Councils are advised that employees required to work on public holidays are entitled to be paid in accordance with Clause 20A, Holidays, of the Local Government (State) Award 2017.

  2020  2021  2022 
 New Year's Day   Wednesday
1 January 
 Friday
1 January 
 **Saturday
1 January 
 Australia Day  Monday
27 January 
Tuesday
26 January 
Wednesday
26 January 
 Good Friday   Friday
10 April 
Friday
2 April 
Friday
15 April 
 Easter Saturday (the Saturday
following Good Friday 
 Saturday 
11 April 
Saturday 
3 April 
Saturday 
16 April 
 Easter Sunday   Sunday 
12 April 
Sunday
4 April 
Sunday 
17 April 
 Easter Monday   Monday 
13 April 
Monday
5 April 
Monday 
18 April 
 Anzac Day Saturday 
25 April 
Sunday 
25 April 
Monday 
25 April  
 Queen's Birthday  Monday 
8 June 
Monday 
14 June 
Monday 
13 June  
 Bank Holiday Monday 
3 August 
Monday 
2 August 
Monday 
1 August 
 Labour Day   Monday 
5 October 
Monday 
4 October 
Monday 
3 October 
 Christmas Day public holiday Friday 
25 December 
**Saturday 
25 December 
**Sunday 
25 December 
 Boxing Day Saturday 
26 December 
Sunday 
26 December 
Monday 
26 December
 Additional Day  **Monday 
28 December 
**Monday
27 December 
**Tuesday 
27 December  
 Additional Day     **Monday  
3 January  

 

*The Public Holidays Act 2010 (NSW) provides that when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday.

**The Public Holidays Act 2010 (NSW) provides for an additional day when New Year's Day, Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday.

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