The Queens Birthday Public Holiday in Australia 2017
For those of us in Australia, there may be some confusion at times about the forthcoming Queens Birthday holiday.
Yes, it’s a Public Holiday for us in Australia, on 12th June, 25th September and 2nd October 2017.
Queens Birthday Public Holiday 12th June 2017 in all states other than Queensland and Western Australia.
In Australia, some public holidays such as the Queen’s Birthday and Labour Day are individually declared by the state and territory governments.
Queens Birthday Public Holiday 25th September 2017 in Western Australia
In Western Australia, the governor proclaims the holiday either at the end of September or the beginning of October each year because the June public holiday slot is given to Western Australia Day (formerly Foundation Day).
Queens Birthday Public Holiday 2nd October 2017 in Queensland
The Queens birthday holiday was in June in 2016, but a change of State Government has changed the date to October..