Victoria Public Holidays 2016
|New Year’s Day||Friday, 1 January 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Australia Day||Tuesday, 26 January 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Labour Day||Monday, 14 March 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Good Friday*||Friday, 25 March 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Saturday before Easter Sunday||Saturday, 26 March 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, 27 March 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Easter Monday||Monday, 28 March 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|ANZAC Day*||Monday, 25 April 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Queen’s Birthday||Monday, 13 June 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|AFL Grand Final Holiday||Friday, 30 September 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Melbourne Cup**||Tuesday, 1 November 2016||Public||Vic Most Areas|
|Boxing Day||Monday, 26 December 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
|Christmas Day Substitute Holiday***||Tuesday, 27 December 2016||Public||Vic Wide|
*Restricted Trading Days.
**Melbourne Cup Day is not a public holiday in all areas. Some regions observe a different holiday for Melbourne Cup instead. These regional holidays are yet to be made available.
***In 2016 Christmas Day falls on a Sunday and as a result there is an additional holiday on Tuesday 27 December 2016. Boxing Day remains on 26th December.
Information presented is from Victoria Government sources.
Victoria Public Holiday Information
In Victoria, most Public Holidays are state wide.
The one variable is the Melbourne Cup Public Holiday. Everyone in Victoria is entitled to the Melbourne Cup public holiday however in some non-metro areas of Victoria the Melbourne Cup Holiday is replaced with a different public holiday such as a local cup day or local show holiday.
In 2016 the following areas substitute the Melbourne Cup holiday for a local cup day:
Moyne Shire – Warrnambool Cup Day.
Warrnambool City – Warrnambool Cup Day.
Gannawarra Shire – Kerang Show Day.
City of Greater Geelong – Geelong Cup Day.
Macedon Ranges – Kyneton Cup Day
Colac Otway Shire – Colac Show Day.
Hepburn Shire – Ballarat Show Day.
Wodonga – Wodonga Gold Cup Day.
From time to time there are one off holidays added to our holiday calendar in special circumstances.
|You may also find our other websites helpful:|
|New South Wales School Holidays|
|Queensland School Holidays (includes Schoolies dates)|
|South Australia School Holidays|
|Victoria School Holidays|
|Western Australia School Holidays|
|Public Holidays – Other States|
|A.C.T. Public Holidays|
|NSW Public Holidays|
|Northern Territory Public Holidays|
|Queensland Public Holidays|
|Tasmania Public Holidays|
|SA Public Holidays|
|Western Australia Public Holidays|