Queensland, Australia

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Queensland, Australia for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

For nearly 65,000 years, Indigenous Australians, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, lived on the Australian continent. Although Australia is the oldest, flattest and driest inhabited continent, with the least fertile soils, Australia is a megadiverse country with various landscapes ranging from deserts, tropical rainforests and mountain ranges. In early 17th century, Dutch explorers began to explore this region. In 1770, Great Britain claimed the eastern half of Australia, using it as a penal colony for convicted criminal relocation. Circa the 1850’s, Australia experienced a gold rush, leading to further exploration of this land. On January 1, 1901, Australia, officially became known as the Commonwealth of Australia, consisting of the continent of Australia, the island of Tasmania and the surrounding smaller islands. This sovereign country is the 6th largest country by total land area.

Date Weekday Name
January 1st Monday New Year's Day
January 26th Friday Australia Day
February 14th Wednesday Valentine's Day
March 15th Thursday National Close the Gap Day
March 17th Saturday Saint Patrick's Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 21st Wednesday Harmony Day
March 30th Friday Good Friday
March 31st Saturday Holy Saturday
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday
April 25th Wednesday ANZAC Day
May 7th Monday Labor Day
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
August 15th Wednesday Royal National Agricultural Show Day
September 2nd Sunday Father's Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 1st Monday Queen's Birthday
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="AU-QLD" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"