NT public holidays
Public and regional holidays for the Northern Territory (NT) are listed below. Regional holidays are held in the regions 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 - 7pm to midnight
- New Year's Eve, 31 December - 7pm to midnight.
When Christmas Day (25 December) or New Year's Day (1 January) 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||Wednesday 1 January|
|Australia Day||Monday 27 January|
|Good Friday||Friday 10 April|
|Easter Saturday||Saturday 11 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 13 April|
|Anzac Day||Saturday 25 April|
|May Day||Monday 4 May|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday 8 June|
|Picnic Day||Monday 3 August|
7pm - midnight
|Thursday 24 December|
|Christmas Day||Friday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Monday 28 December|
New Year's Eve|
7pm to midnight
|Thursday 31 December|
|Friday 26 June|
|Friday 3 July|
|Friday 10 July|
|Friday 17 July|
|Friday 24 July|
Check which public holiday applies to you on the map of show day regions.
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: 30 January 2020