South Australia Public Holidays 2023 & 2024

Like other regions in Australia, South Australia (SA) observes a set of public holidays that are recognized throughout the state. Additionally, SA aligns its Daylight Saving arrangements with several other Australian states. Here’s what you need to know about the SA”s public holidays and Daylight Saving time for the years 2023 and 2024:

Daylight Saving Time in South Australia: SA follows Daylight Saving Time practices that are consistent in the ACT, New South Wales, Victoria, and Tasmania. Specifically:

  • The Daylight Saving period in SA begins on the first Sunday in October and concludes on the first Sunday in April.

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

HolidayDate in 2023Date in 2024
New Year’s DaySunday 1 January* & Monday 2 JanuaryMonday 1 January
Australia DayThursday 26 JanuaryFriday 26 January
Adelaide Cup DayMonday 13 MarchMonday 11 March (subject to Proclamation)
Good FridayFriday 7 AprilFriday 29 March
Easter SaturdaySaturday 8 AprilSaturday 30 March
Easter MondayMonday 10 AprilMonday 1 April
ANZAC DayTuesday 25 AprilThursday 25 April
King’s BirthdayMonday 12 JuneMonday 10 June
Labour DayMonday 2 OctoberMonday 7 October
Christmas EveSunday 24 December from 7pm to midnightTuesday 24 December from 7pm to midnight
Christmas DayMonday 25 DecemberWednesday 25 December
Boxing Day / Proclamation DayTuesday 26 DecemberTuesday 26 December
New Years EveSunday 31 December from 7pm to midnightTuesday 31 December from 7pm to Midnight

*As New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday, the Monday is an additional public holiday

The information provided above regarding SA’s public holidays and Daylight Saving Time is sourced from the official South Australian Government website at:



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