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Australia (Queensland) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Dollar (AUD)
  • Internet extension: .au - Telephone code: +61 - International dialing code: 0011 - GMT offset: see respective States (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Monday December 26, 2022Boxing DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday December 27, 2022Christmas Day (forwarded to Tuesday)Catholic or protestant
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023Brisbane Tennis CupSports events
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    Monday January 2, 2023New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Monday January 23, 2023Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday January 26, 2023Australia DayNational Day
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    Friday March 31, 2023Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Saturday April 8, 2023Holy SaturdayCatholic or protestant
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    Sunday April 9, 2023EasterCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 17, 2023Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday April 25, 2023Anzac DaySecular holiday
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 25, 2023Townsville ShowTradeshows
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    Thursday May 25, 2023Sanctuary Cove International Boat ShowTradeshows
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    Boxing Day

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    Monday December 26, 2022
    Secular holiday : Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would traditionally receive gifts known as a Christmas box from their masters, employers or customers. Due to historical reasons, depending on the year, Boxing Day can be celebrated BEFORE Christmas

    Christmas Day (forwarded to Tuesday)

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    Tuesday December 27, 2022
    Catholic or protestant : Due to historical reasons, Christmas this year is celebrated AFTER Boxing day

    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Brisbane Tennis Cup

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Sports events : Https://www.brisbaneinternational.com.au/ 2023 edition confirmed

    New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday January 23, 2023
    School holidays : Http://education.qld.gov.au
    Gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Study programs are not yet aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
    PISA ranking (average 493): 510 (among the 15 best WW)
    Schooling is mandatory till age 16
    School day duration: 6:30 hours
    Number of yearly instructional days: 200
    Computer to student ratio: 1:3
    number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 821
    Number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 821
    no school on Saturday
    School uniforms are required
    QS Best Student Cities rating for Brisbane: #24
    The University of Queensland ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #47/Shanghai #55

    We carry confirmed dates till Jan 2026

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    Australia Day

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    Thursday January 26, 2023
    Secular holiday : Celebrates the first settlement by the British lead by captain Arthur Phillip (1788)

    Easter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday March 31, 2023
    School holidays :

    Good Friday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

    Holy Saturday

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    Saturday April 8, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

    Easter

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Easter holiday (end)

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    Monday April 17, 2023
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    Anzac Day

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    Tuesday April 25, 2023
    Secular holiday : ANZAC(Australia and New Zealand Army Corps)Day commemorates those soldiers who died during world wars (from the Boer war to the Vietnam war), and particuarly remembers those who died during the Gallipoli campaign during WW1(Turkey).

    Labour Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Queensland had been commemorated in May since 1891 and was a chance for Queenslanders to honour those who struggled to secure fair wages and working conditions including workplace health and safety provisions, an eight-hour working day and the principle of a fair day's pay for a fair day's work for both men and women.

    Townsville Show

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    Thursday May 25, 2023
    Tradeshows : Https://www.townsvilleshow.com.au/ 2023 edition confirmed

    Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

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    Thursday May 25, 2023
    Tradeshows : Www.sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au lasts 4 days 2022 edition confirmed