Western Australia Public Holidays 2016

Holiday Date Holiday Type Area
New Year's DayFriday, 1 January 2016PublicWA Wide
Australia DayTuesday, 26 January 2016PublicWA Wide
Labour DayMonday, 7 March 2016PublicWA Wide
Good FridayFriday, 25 March 2016PublicWA Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 28 March 2016PublicWA Wide
ANZAC DayMonday, 25 April 2016PublicWA Wide
Western Australia DayMonday, 6 June 2016PublicWA Wide
Queen's Birthday*Monday, 26 September 2016PublicWA Most Areas
Christmas DaySunday, 25 December 2016PublicWA Wide
Boxing DayMonday, 26 December 2016PublicWA Wide
Christmas Day Additional HolidayTuesday, 27 December 2016PublicWA Wide

In 2016 Christmas Day falls on a Sunday which means there is an additional public holiday on Tuesday 27 December. Boxing Day remains on the Monday 26th December.

*Some regions substitute the Queen's Birthday for a local regional holiday. These holiday dates will be added to this website as they're made available.

Information presented is from Western Australia Government sources (last update August 2015)

Western Australia Public Holiday Information

In Western Australia most Public Holidays are state-wide with the exception being the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday.Some local regional councils elect to substitute the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday with their own local public holiday.

Other Holidays

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
A.C.T. Public Holidays
NSW Public Holidays
Northern Territory Public Holidays
Queensland Public Holidays
South Australia Public Holidays
Tasmania Public Holidays
Victoria Public Holidays

Disclaimer: The Western Australia Public Holidays website is operated as a service to those looking to get an idea of when holidays are occurring. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate Western Australia Public Holidays won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also.