Public & Bank Holidays – 2022

Holidays observed in Australia and our offices in Beijing, London and New York during 2022:

Date Holiday Location Observed
1 January New Year's Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
3 January Day in lieu of New Year's Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
26 January Australia Day All States and Territories
1 February Chinese New Year's Eve Beijing
2–4 February Chinese New Year - Spring Festival Beijing
21 February President's Day New York
7 March Labour Day Western Australia
14 March Adelaide Cup Day South Australia
Canberra Day Australian Capital Territory
Labour Day Victoria
Eight Hours Day Tasmania
15 April Good Friday All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
16 April Easter Saturday All States and Territories (except Tasmania, Western Australia)
17 April Easter Sunday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria
18 April Easter Monday All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
19 April Easter Tuesday Tasmania(a),(b)
25 April Anzac Day All States and Territories
2 May May Day Northern Territory
Labour Day Queensland
Early May Bank Holiday London
30 May Memorial Day New York
Reconciliation Day Australian Capital Territory
2 June Spring Bank Holiday London
3 June Dragon Boat Festival Beijing
Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday London
6 June Western Australia Day Western Australia
13 June Queen's Birthday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria
Volunteer's Day South Australia
4 July Independence Day New York
1 August Bank Holiday New South Wales(a), Australian Capital Territory
Picnic Day Northern Territory
10 August Royal Queensland Show Day Queensland (Brisbane area only)
29 August Summer Bank Holiday London
5 September Labor Day New York
23 September(e) Friday before AFL grand final Victoria
26 September Queen's Birthday Western Australia
3–5 October Chinese National Day – Golden Week Beijing
3 October Labour Day Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia
Queen's Birthday Queensland
1 November Melbourne Cup Day Victoria
24 November Thanksgiving Day New York
25 November Day after Thanksgiving Day New York
24 December Christmas Eve Queensland(c), South Australia, Northern Territory(d), Beijing
25 December Christmas Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
26 December Boxing Day All States and Territories (excluding Northern Territory, South Australia), Beijing, London, New York
Day in lieu of Christmas Day Northern Territory, Western Australia
Day in lieu of Christmas Eve Beijing
27 December Day in lieu of Christmas Day All States and Territories (excluding South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia), Beijing, London, New York
Proclamation Day South Australia
Boxing Day Northern Territory
Day in lieu of Boxing Day Western Australia
28 December Day in lieu of Boxing Day Beijing
Additional post holiday New York
29–30 December Additional post holiday New York
31 December New Year's Eve South Australia and Northern Territory(d)

(a) Not a state-wide public holiday
(b) Generally Public Service only
(c) Part-day public holiday from 6.00 pm until midnight
(d) Part-day public holiday from 7.00 pm until midnight
(e) Friday before AFL Grand Final typically falls on the last Friday in September or the first Friday in October. The exact date is subject to change based on the AFL schedule.