Like other regions in Australia, Western Australia (WA) observes a set of public holidays that are recognized throughout the state. Here’s what you need to know about the WA’s public holidays for the years 2023 and 2024:
Western Australia 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.
|Holiday||Date in 2023||Date in 2024|
|New Year’s Day||Sunday 1 January & Monday 2 January||Monday 1 January|
|Australia Day||Thursday 26 January||Friday 26 January|
|Labour Day||Monday 6 March||Monday 4 March|
|Good Friday||Friday 7 April||Friday 29 March|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday 9 April*||Sunday 31 March*|
|Easter Monday||Monday 10 April||Monday 1 April|
|ANZAC Day||Tuesday 25 April||Thursday 25 April|
|Western Australia Day||Monday 5 June||Monday 3 June|
|King’s Birthday**||Monday 25 September||Monday 23 September|
|Christmas Day||Monday 25 December||Wednesday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday 26 December||Thursday 26 December|
*Easter Sunday was established as a public holiday in Western Australia in February 2022. Visit the WA Government’s Easter Sunday public holiday page for more information.
**This public holiday was previously known as the Queen’s Birthday and will now known be as the King’s Birthday.
The information provided above regarding the WA’s public holidays is sourced from the official WA Government website at: