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NSW Public Holidays

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industrial@lgnsw.org.au

Councils are reminded of the public holidays for the remainder of 2021 and up to 2023.

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 21A, Holidays, of the Local Government (State) Award 2020.

  2021  2022   2023
 New Year's Day   Friday
1 January 
 **Saturday
1 January 
**Sunday
1 January 
 Australia Day  Tuesday
26 January 
Wednesday
26 January 
Thursday
26 January 
 Good Friday  Friday
2 April 
Friday
15 April 
Friday
7 April 
 Easter Saturday (the Saturday
 following Good Friday 
Saturday 
3 April 
Saturday 
16 April 
Saturday
8 April 
 Easter Sunday   Sunday
4 April 
Sunday 
17 April 
Sunday
9 April 
 Easter Monday  Monday
5 April 
Monday 
18 April 
Monday
10 April 
 Anzac Day Sunday 
25 April 
Monday 
25 April  
Tuesday
25 April 
 Queen's Birthday Monday 
14 June 
Monday 
13 June  
Monday
12 June 
 Labour Day Monday 
4 October 
Monday 
3 October 
Monday
2 October 
 Christmas Day public holiday **Saturday 
25 December 
**Sunday 
25 December 
Monday
25 December 
 Boxing Day **Sunday 
26 December 
Monday 
26 December
Tuesday
26 December 
 Additional Day **Monday
27 December 
**Tuesday 
27 December  
**Monday
2 January 
 Additional Day **Tuesday
28 December 
**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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