Public & Bank Holidays – 2017

Holidays observed in Australia and our offices in Beijing, London and New York during 2017:

Date Holiday Location Observed
1 January New Year's Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
2 January New Year's Day Holiday
(in lieu of 1 January)
All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
16 January Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York
26 January Australia Day All States and Territories
30 January to 1 February Chinese New Year Beijing
20 February Washington's Birthday New York
6 March Labour Day Western Australia
13 March Adelaide Cup Day South Australia
Canberra Day Australian Capital Territory
Labour Day Victoria
Eight Hours Day Tasmania
14 April Good Friday All States and Territories, Beijing, London
15 April Easter Saturday All States and Territories (except Tasmania, Western Australia)
16 April Easter Sunday New South Wales only
17 April Easter Monday All States and Territories, Beijing, London
18 April Easter Tuesday Tasmania (not a state-wide public holiday)
25 April Anzac Day All States and Territories
1 May May Day Northern Territory
Early May Bank Holiday London
Labour Day Queensland, Beijing
29 May Memorial Day New York
Spring Bank Holiday London
30 May Dragon Boat Festival Beijing
5 June Western Australia Day Western Australia
12 June Queen's Birthday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Tasmania, Victoria
Queen's Birthday and Volunteer's Day South Australia
4 July Independence Day New York
7 August Bank Holiday New South Wales (not a state-wide public holiday), Australian Capital Territory
Picnic Day Northern Territory
8 August Royal Queensland Show Day Queensland (Brisbane area only)
28 August Summer Bank Holiday London
4 September Labor Day New York
25 September Queen's Birthday Western Australia
Family & Community Day Australian Capital Territory
29 September AFL Grand Final Victoria
2 October Labour Day Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia
Queen's Birthday Queensland
2 October National Day Holiday (in lieu) Beijing
3 to 4 October Golden Week Beijing
9 October Columbus Day New York
7 November Melbourne Cup Day Victoria (Melbourne metropolitan area only)
11 November Veterans Day New York
23 November Thanksgiving Day New York
24 December Christmas Eve South Australia (part-day public holiday from 7.00 pm until 12 midnight)
25 December Christmas Day All States and Territories, London, New York
26 December Boxing Day All States and Territories (excluding South Australia), Beijing, London
Proclamation Day South Australia
29 December Additional holiday Beijing
31 December New Year's Eve South Australia (part-day public holiday from 7.00 pm until 12 midnight)