When is Australia Day in Australia?

Australia Day falls on Sunday, January 26th, 2020 (and observes on Monday, January 27th, 2020, 304 days ago) in Australia.

Is Australia Day a public holiday?

Yes, Australia Day is a public holiday in Australia.

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Year Date Weekday Name Notes
2016 January 26th Tuesday Australia Day
2017 January 26th Thursday Australia Day
2018 January 26th Friday Australia Day Long weekend.
2019 January 28th Monday Australia Day (Observed) Long weekend.
2020 January 27th Monday Australia Day (Observed) Long weekend.
2021 January 26th Tuesday Australia Day
2022 January 26th Wednesday Australia Day
2023 January 26th Thursday Australia Day
2024 January 26th Friday Australia Day Long weekend.
2025 January 27th Monday Australia Day (Observed) Long weekend.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="AU" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "AU",
  "year": "2019",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'AU',
  year: '2019',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'AU',
  'year' => '2019',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "AU"
$Body.year = "2019"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AU',
  'year': '2019',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AU',
  'year': '2019',
})