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Public holidays in Australia
In addition to the holidays listed in the table below, Remembrance Day is also observed on November 11, but it is not a public holiday. Depending on the state, holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday may be moved to Monday; Boxing Day may be moved to a Tuesday when 25 December is a Saturday or Sunday.
Additionally, there are a number of regional public holidays—for example, Melbourne Cup day is a public holiday in the Melbourne metropolitan region, whilst March 18 is celebrated as Canberra Day and is a public holiday within the Australian Capital Territory.
|1 January||New Year's Day|
|26 January||Australia Day|
|Easter||Easter Saturday (except Victoria and WA)|
|25 April||Anzac Day|
|first Monday on or after 9 June||Queen's Birthday except WA|
|25 December||Christmas Day|
|26 December||Boxing Day except South Australia|
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