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.
For more information about your obligations, rights and entitlements regarding public holidays, go to the Australian Government's Fair Work Ombudsman website.
|New Year's Day||Friday 1 January||Saturday 1 January and Monday 3 January||Sunday 1 January and Monday 2 January|
|Australia Day||Tuesday 26 January||Wednesday 26 January||Thursday 26 January|
|Good Friday||Friday 2 April||Friday 15 April||Friday 7 April|
|Easter Saturday||Saturday 3 April||Saturday 16 April||Saturday 8 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 5 April||Monday 18 April||Monday 10 April|
|Anzac Day||Monday 26 April||Monday 25 April||Tuesday 25 April|
|May Day||Monday 3 May||Monday 2 May||Monday 1 May|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday 14 June||Monday 13 June||Monday 12 June|
|Picnic Day||Monday 2 August||Monday 1 August||Monday 7 August|
7pm to midnight
|Friday 24 December||Saturday 24 December||Sunday 24 December|
|Christmas Day||Saturday 25 December and Monday 27 December||Sunday 25 December and Monday 26 December||Monday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Sunday 26 December and Tuesday 28 December||Tuesday 27 December||Tuesday 26 December|
New Year's Eve
7pm to midnight
|Friday 31 December||Saturday 31 December||Sunday 31 December|
Substitute and additional public holidays
When Anzac Day (25 April) falls on a Sunday - the following Monday will be the public holiday.
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.
For 2021, as Boxing Day (26 December) falls on a Sunday, that day and the following Tuesday (28 December) will be public holidays.
|Friday 20 August||Friday 19 August||Friday 18 August|
|Friday 2 July||Friday 1 July||Friday 7 July|
|Friday 9 July||Friday 8 July||Friday 14 July|
|Friday 16 July||Friday 15 July||Friday 21 July|
|Friday 23 July||Friday 22 July||Friday 28 July|
Check which public holiday applies to you on the map of NT show day regions.
NT public holidays are administered by the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet.
To find out more, go to the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet website.
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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