Western Australia Public Holidays 2018
Below are the public holidays that will be observed within Western Australia in 2018.
|New Year's Day||Monday, 1 January 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|Australia Day||Friday, 26 January 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|Labour Day||Monday, 5 March 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|Good Friday||Friday, 30 March 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|Easter Monday||Monday, 2 April 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|ANZAC Day||Wednesday, 25 April 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|Western Australia Day||Monday, 4 June 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|Queen's Birthday *||Monday, 24 September 2018||Public||WA Most Areas|
|Christmas Day||Tuesday, 25 December 2018||Public||WA Wide|
|Boxing Day||Wednesday, 26 December 2018||Public||WA Wide|
*Some regions substitute the Queen's Birthday for a local regional holiday. These holiday dates will be added to this website as they're made available.
WA Public Holiday Information
Many states in Australia have public holidays that are unique to their state. In Western Australia they recognise Western Australia Day on the first Monday of June each year. Western Australia Day was formerly known as Foundation Day and celebrates the founding of the Swan River Colony in 1829. This holiday occurs at a similar time to the Queen's Birthday holiday, which the rest of the country celebrates in June. In Western Australia the Queen's Birthday holiday is moved to September / October instead.
Information presented is from Western Australia Government sources.
Disclaimer: The Western Australia Public Holidays website is operated as a service to those looking to get an idea of when holidays are occurring. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate Western Australia Public Holidays won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also.