Public & Bank Holidays – 2020

Holidays observed in Australia and our offices in Beijing, London and New York during 2020:

Date Holiday Location Observed
1 January New Year's Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
20 January Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York
27 January Australia Day All States and Territories
27 to 29 January Chinese New Year Beijing
17 February Washington's Birthday New York
2 March Labour Day Western Australia
9 March Adelaide Cup Day South Australia
Canberra Day Australian Capital Territory
Labour Day Victoria
Eight Hours Day Tasmania
10 April Good Friday All States and Territories, Beijing, London
11 April Easter Saturday All States and Territories (except Tasmania, Western Australia)
12 April Easter Sunday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria
13 April Easter Monday All States and Territories, Beijing, London
14 April Easter Tuesday Tasmania (not a state-wide public holiday)
25 April Anzac Day All States and Territories
27 April Anzac Day Holiday Western Australia
1 May Labour Day Beijing
4 May May Day Northern Territory
Labour Day Queensland
8 May Early May Bank Holiday London
25 May Memorial Day New York
Spring Bank Holiday London
1 June Reconciliation Day Australian Capital Territory
Western Australia Day Western Australia
8 June Queen's Birthday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Tasmania, Victoria
Queen's Birthday and Volunteer's Day South Australia
25 June Dragon Boat Festival Beijing
4 July Independence Day New York
3 August Bank Holiday New South Wales (not a state-wide public holiday), Australian Capital Territory
Picnic Day Northern Territory
12 August Royal Queensland Show Day Queensland (Brisbane area only)
31 August Summer Bank Holiday London
7 September Labor Day New York
25 September Friday before the AFL Grand Final Victoria
28 September Queen's Birthday Western Australia
1 October National Day Holiday Beijing
2 October Golden Week Beijing
5 October Golden Week Beijing
Labour Day Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia
Queen's Birthday Queensland
12 October Columbus Day New York
3 November Melbourne Cup Day Victoria (Melbourne metropolitan area only)
11 November Veterans Day New York
26 November Thanksgiving Day New York
24 December Christmas Eve South Australia, Northern Territory (part-day public holiday from 7.00 pm until 12 midnight), Beijing
25 December Christmas Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
26 December Boxing Day All States and Territories (excluding South Australia), Beijing, London
28 December Boxing Day Holiday All States and Territories (excluding South Australia), Beijing, London
Proclamation Day South Australia
27 December Additional Day Beijing
31 December New Year's Eve South Australia and Northern Territory (part-day public holiday from 7.00 pm until 12 midnight)