In Queensland the Holidays Act 1983 (PDF, 320KB) provides for the appointment of public holidays, show holidays and special holidays.
View a list of Queensland public holidays for 2016-18.
Show holidays and special holidays
In areas throughout Queensland annual agricultural, horticultural or industrial show days are considered public holidays.
Special events or commemorative days in certain areas throughout Queensland are considered special holidays. These days are known as 'bank' holidays and are not public holidays.
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- Last reviewed: 01 Apr 2016
- Last updated: 11 Apr 2016