NT public holidays
Public and regional holidays for the Northern Territory (NT) are listed below. Regional holidays are held for districts throughout the NT on their annual show days.
From December 2016, the following days and times will be observed as public holidays for employment purposes
- Christmas Eve, 24 December 2016 - 7pm to midnight
- New Year's Eve, 31 December - 7 pm to midnight
When Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year's Day (January 1) fall on weekends, those days and the following Mondays will be public holidays.
When Boxing Day falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is the public holiday. If Boxing Day falls on a Sunday or Monday, the following Tuesday is the public holiday.
Go to the Fairwork website for more information about your obligations, rights and entitlements regarding public holidays.
|New Year's Day||Friday 1 January||Sunday January 1|
Monday 2 January
|Australia Day||Tuesday 26 January||Thursday 26 January|
|Good Friday||Friday 25 March||Friday 14 April|
|Easter Saturday||Saturday 26 March||Saturday 15 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 28 March||Monday 17 April|
|Anzac Day||Monday 25 April||Tuesday 25 April|
|May Day||Monday 2 May||Monday 1 May|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday 13 June||Monday 12 June|
|Picnic Day||Monday 1 August||Monday 7 August|
7pm - midnight
|Saturday 24 December||Sunday24 December|
|Christmas Day||Sunday December 25|
Monday 26 December
|Monday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday 27 December||Tuesday 26 December|
|New Year's Eve|
7pm to midnight
|Saturday 31 December||Sunday 31 December|
|Friday 24 June||Friday 30 June|
|Friday 1 July||Friday 7 July|
|Friday 8 July||Friday 14 July|
|Friday 15 July||Friday 21 July|
|Friday 22 July||Friday 28 July|
NT public holidays are administered by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment (OCPE).
To find out more go to the OCPE website.
Last updated: 01 December 2016