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||Tuesday 1 January||Wednesday 1 January|
|Australia Day||Monday 28 January||Monday 27 January|
|Good Friday||Friday 19 April||Friday 10 April|
|Easter Saturday||Saturday 20 April||Saturday 11 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 22 April||Monday 13 April|
|Anzac Day||Thursday 25 April||Saturday 25 April|
|May Day||Monday 6 May||Monday 4 May|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday 10 June||Monday 8 June|
|Picnic Day||Monday 5 August||Monday 3 August|
7pm - midnight
|Tuesday 24 December||Thursday 24 December|
|Christmas Day||Wednesday 25 December||Friday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Thursday 26 December||Monday 28 December|
New Year's Eve|
7pm to midnight
|Tuesday 31 December||Thursday 31 December|
|Friday 28 June||Friday 26 June|
|Friday 5 July||Friday 3 July|
|Friday 12 July||Friday 10 July|
|Friday 19 July||Friday 17 July|
|Friday 26 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: 20 November 2019