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  • Things to do on WA Day

    West Australians don’t things by halves, and when it comes to celebrating the state’s birthday, the first weekend in June is jam-packed with family-friendly events and activities.

  • Things to do on Proclamation Day

    While most Australians are recovering from Christmas Day festivities on Boxing Day, South Australians continue the celebrations as they mark the birthday of their state. Here are the things you can do on Proclamation Day.

  • Things to do on Canberra Day

    You don’t need to be a Canberran to take advantage of the celebrations, which range from adrenaline thrills in hot-air balloons to light show spectaculars and official nods to some of the capital’s community stalwarts. Here are the best things to do on Can…

  • Melbourne Cup

    There are few cities in the world that devote a public holiday to something as trivial as a horse race, but there are few horse races that compare to the Melbourne Cup. The cup embodies everything that is Melbourne – sport, glamour, fashion and festive fer…

  • Things to do on Labour Day

    Labour Day (also known as May Day) celebrates the historic struggle for the eight-hour working day and is observed as a public holiday nationwide. Traditionally celebrated on May 1 to commemorate the origins of the campaign for better working hours and con…

  • Things to do on Good Friday

    One of the holiest days on the Christian calendar, Good Friday is a day of religious observance that has become synonymous with hot cross buns, holidays, and downtime with family and friends. Here are some of the top public events and things to do around A…

  • New Years Day

    New Year's Day is a public holiday across Australia, celebrated to kick off each new year on 1st January. Both locals and visitors celebrate across the country with beach barbecues, family gatherings, and days full of recreation like swimming or surfing. F…

  • Christmas Day

    There are many ways to celebrate Christmas Day across Australia. With kids on summer holidays, families don't have to be restricted to stay home for their Christmas festivities. Across the country there are opportunities for adventure holidays or relaxed s…

  • Boxing Day

    Boxing Day is the public holiday that keeps the Christmas celebrations going on 26 December of each year. Throughout Australia - except in South Australia where Proclamation Day is celebrated instead - people spend this holiday shopping and taking advantag…

  • Things to do on Anzac Day

    The 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings is a solemn opportunity to remember the thousands of Australian diggers who made the ultimate sacrifice and to keep the spirit of the Anzacs alive.