Public & Bank Holidays – 2021

Holidays observed in Australia and our offices in Beijing, London and New York during 2021:

Date Holiday Location Observed
1 January New Year's Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
18 January Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York
26 January Australia Day All States and Territories
11 February Chinese New Year's Eve Beijing
12 February Lincoln's Birthday New York
Chinese New Year - Spring Festival Beijing
15 February Washington's Birthday New York
Chinese New Year - Spring Festival Beijing
16 February Chinese New Year - Spring Festival Beijing
1 March Labour Day Western Australia
8 March Adelaide Cup Day South Australia
Canberra Day Australian Capital Territory
Labour Day Victoria
Eight Hours Day Tasmania
2 April Good Friday All States and Territories, Beijing, London
3 April Easter Saturday All States and Territories (except Tasmania, Western Australia)
4 April Easter Sunday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria
5 April Easter Monday All States and Territories, Beijing, London
6 April Easter Tuesday Tasmania (not a state-wide public holiday)
25 April Anzac Day All States and Territories
26 April Anzac Day Holiday Australian Capital Territory, Western Australia
3 May May Day Northern Territory
Labour Day Queensland
Early May Bank Holiday London
31 May Memorial Day New York
Spring Bank Holiday London
Reconciliation Day Australian Capital Territory
7 June Western Australia Day Western Australia
14 June Queen's Birthday Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria
Dragon Boat Festival Beijing
Volunteer's Day South Australia
5 July Independence Day New York
2 August Bank Holiday New South Wales (not a state-wide public holiday), Australian Capital Territory
Picnic Day Northern Territory
11 August Royal Queensland Show Day Queensland (Brisbane area only)
30 August Summer Bank Holiday London
6 September Labor Day New York
27 September Queen's Birthday Western Australia
1 October Chinese National Day – Golden Week Beijing
4 October Chinese National Day – Golden Week Beijing
Labour Day Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia
Queen's Birthday Queensland
5 October Chinese National Day – Golden Week Beijing
11 October Columbus Day New York
23 October Friday before the AFL Grand Final Victoria
2 November Melbourne Cup Day Victoria (Melbourne metropolitan area only)
Election Day New York
11 November Veterans Day New York
25 November Thanksgiving Day New York
24 December Christmas Eve Queensland (part-day public holiday from 6.00 pm until 12 midnight), South Australia, Northern Territory (part-day public holiday from 7.00 pm until 12 midnight), Beijing
25 December Christmas Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
26 December Boxing Day All States and Territories (excluding South Australia), Beijing, London
27 December Additional public holiday for Christmas Day All States and Territories, Beijing, London, New York
28 December Additional public holiday for Boxing Day All States and Territories (excluding South Australia), Beijing, London
Proclamation Day South Australia
31 December New Year's Eve South Australia and Northern Territory (part-day public holiday from 7.00 pm until 12 midnight)