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Across Australia each state has different public holidays depending on where you live. But at the very least you will expect to have 20 days annual leave a year and up to 10 public holidays! This compared to Europe means that you would have 5 more extra days off a year. This precious time could be used to spend quality time with friends and family. Here is a full comprehensive list of all the public holidays in Australia 2018*.

New Year's Day = Monday 1 January

Australia Day= Friday 26 January

Canberra Day= Monday 12th March

Eight Hours Day= Monday 12th March

Labour Day= Monday 12th March (Victoria)

Labour Day= Monday 5 March (Western Australia)

Good Friday= Friday 30 March

Easter Monday= Monday 2 April

ANZAC Day= Wednesday 25 April

Western Australia Day= Monday 4 June

Queen's Birthday= Monday 24 September

Christmas Day= Tuesday 25 December

Boxing Day= Wednesday 26 December

* these may differ from state to state

How Nexus Legal can help your move to Australia 

Nexus Legal Recruitment are a truly international firm that help find candidates in the legal sector find the best jobs within the best law firms in over 6 continents.  We help on a one-to-one basis and tailor your search to best meet your key skills and expertise. We will also provide advice on visas to make your transition to your new role as smooth as possible.  

If you are interested in a move down under, please contact Lauren Chester for a discreet chat on +44 161 870 6776 or email