WA Public Holidays 2023

Holiday TitleDateHoliday TypeArea
New Year’s Day*Sunday, 1 January 2023PublicWA Wide
New Year’s Day Additional DayMonday, 2 January 2023PublicWA Wide
Australia DayThursday, 26 January 2023PublicWA Wide
Labour DayMonday, 6 March 2023PublicWA Wide
Good FridayFriday, 7 April 2023PublicWA Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 10 April 2023PublicWA Wide
ANZAC DayTuesday, 25 April 2023PublicWA Wide
Western Australia DayMonday, 5 June 2023PublicWA Wide
King’s Birthday**Monday, 7 August 2023PublicPort Hedland only
King’s Birthday**Monday, 7 August 2023PublicKarratha only
King’s BirthdayMonday, 25 September 2023PublicWA Most Areas
Christmas DayMonday, 25 December 2023PublicWA Wide
Boxing DayTuesday, 26 December 2023PublicWA Wide


*In 2023 New Year’s Day falls on Sunday, 1st January. As a result there is an additional public holiday on Monday, 2nd of January.

** Port Hedland and Karratha observe a different date for the King’s Birthday public holiday. They do not observe the 25 September holiday.

The Queen’s Birthday public holiday has been replaced by the King’s Birthday public holiday. Some areas of Western Australia observe the King’s Birthday holiday on a different date.