Northern Territory Public Holidays 2023 & 2024

Like other regions in Australia, the Northern Territory (NT) observes a set of public holidays that are recognized throughout the territory. Here’s what you need to know about the NT’s public holidays for the years 2023 and 2024:

The Northern Territory does not observe Daylight Savings Time.

Keep these dates and arrangements in mind, ensuring you’re always on local time and aware of the region’s public holidays.

State Wide NT Public Holidays

HolidayDate in 2023Date in 2024
New Year’s DaySunday 1 January & Monday 2 JanuaryMonday 1 January
Australia DayThursday 26 JanuaryFriday 26 January
Good FridayFriday 7 AprilFriday 29 March
Easter SaturdaySaturday 8 AprilSaturday 30 March
Easter SundaySunday 9 AprilSunday 31 March
Easter MondayMonday 10 AprilMonday 1 April
ANZAC DayTuesday 25 AprilThursday 25 April
May DayMonday 1 MayMonday 6 May
June public holiday (King’s Birthday)Monday 12 JuneMonday 10 June
Picnic DayMonday 7 AugustMonday 5 August
Christmas EveSunday 24 December from 7pm to midnightTuesday 24 December from 7pm to midnight
Christmas DayMonday 25 DecemberWednesday 25 December
Boxing DayTuesday 26 DecemberThursday 26 December
New Years EveSunday 31 December from 7pm to midnightTuesday 31 December from 7pm to midnight

Regional NT Public Holidays

HolidayDate in 2023Date in 2024
Alice Springs Show DayFriday 7 JulyFriday 5 July
Tennant Creek Show DayFriday 14 JulyFriday 12 July
Katherine Show DayFriday 21 JulyFriday 19 July
Darwin Show DayFriday 28 JulyFriday 26 July
Borroloola Show DayFriday 18 AugustFriday 16 August

NT public holidays are administered by the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet.

The information provided above regarding the NT’s public holidays is sourced from the official NT Government website at:



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