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AUSTRALIA DAY

When is Australia Day in 2022?

Australia Day in 2022 is on the Wednesday, 26th of Jan (1/26/2022).

Australia Day is on the 26th day of 2022. There are 339 days left in the year.

Australia Day Facts

  • Date: Jan 26, 2022
  • National
  • Also Called:
  • Celebrations: Fireworks, Parades, Outing
Australia Day iImage Credit: CIA World Factbook

Australia Day is a public holiday in every state and territory of Australia, celebrated every year, on 26th January. This Day is celebrated as the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet from England at Sydney Cove in 1788 and the hoisting of the British flag there.

On 13th May, 1787, British Captain Arthur Phillip with his team started the voyage from Portsmouth, England, to establish a convict colony in Australia and on 26th January, 1788 they arrived at Sydney Cove. The first Australia Day was officially celebrated by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in 1818.

Australia Day is celebrated with great enthusiasm in all over Australia. This Day is considered as a Public Day with outings, picnics, barbeques and lots of outdoor events like parades, air shows, fireworks and concerts. This is an opportunity to reflect nation's history, heritage and to think how to make Australia an even better place to live.

Australia Day Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Sat
  • Jan 26, 2008
  • Australia Day
  • Mon
  • Jan 26, 2009
  • Australia Day
  • Tue
  • Jan 26, 2010
  • Australia Day
  • Wed
  • Jan 26, 2011
  • Australia Day
  • Thu
  • Jan 26, 2012
  • Australia Day
  • Sat
  • Jan 26, 2013
  • Sun
  • Jan 26, 2014
  • Mon
  • Jan 26, 2015
  • Tue
  • Jan 26, 2016
  • Thu
  • Jan 26, 2017
  • Fri
  • Jan 26, 2018
  • Sat
  • Jan 26, 2019
  • Sun
  • Jan 26, 2020
  • Tue
  • Jan 26, 2021

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Australia in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueJan 26, 2021Jan 26Australia Day
MondayMonMar 01, 2021Mar 01Labour Day (WA)
MondayMonMar 08, 2021Mar 08Labour Day (VIC)
MondayMonMar 08, 2021Mar 08Eight Hours Day (TAS)
MondayMonMar 08, 2021Mar 08Canberra Day (ACT)
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SundaySunApr 04, 2021Apr 04Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
SundaySunApr 25, 2021Apr 25Anzac Day
MondayMonMay 03, 2021May 03May Day (NT)
MondayMonJun 07, 2021Jun 07Western Australia Day (WA)
MondayMonJun 14, 2021Jun 14Queen's Birthday (Most region)
MondayMonAug 02, 2021Aug 02Picnic Day (NT)
MondayMonSep 27, 2021Sep 27Queen's Birthday (WA)
MondayMonOct 04, 2021Oct 04Labour Day (Most Region)
MondayMonOct 04, 2021Oct 04Queen's Birthday (QLD)
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 26Boxing Day
MondayMonDec 27, 2021Dec 27Christmas Day Holiday
TuesdayTueDec 28, 2021Dec 28Boxing Day Holiday