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QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY (AUSTRALIA)

When is Queen's Birthday (Australia) in 2019?

Queen's Birthday (Australia) in 2019 is on the Monday, 10th of Jun (6/10/2019).

Queen's Birthday (Australia) is on the 161th day of 2019. There are 204 days left in the year.

Queen's Birthday (Australia) Facts

  • Date: Jun 10, 2019
  • National
  • Also Called: Queen's Official Birthday
  • Celebrations: Military Parades, Remembrance Service
Queen's Birthday (Australia) iImage Credit: wikiPedia

Queen's Birthday also known as the Queen's Official Birthday celebrates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The exact date of the Queen's Birthday varies from country to country. Most commonwealth countries celebrate Queen's Birthday as a public holiday. In Australia (except Western Australia), this day is celebrated on the second Monday of June. In Western Australia, It is on the month of September or October. In New Zealand, Queen's birthday is observed on the first Monday of June and in England it is on the first Saturday of June.

Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born on 21st April, 1926. After the death of her father, King George VI, in 1952 she became the queen and thereafter known as Queen Elizabeth II.

This day has been celebrated in Australia since 1788. Until 1936 this day was observed on the actual birthday of the Monarch of the Great Britain. After the death of King George V, it was decide to celebrate this day on the second Monday of June. Every year on this day Australian Post issues a Queen's Birthday stamp and recipients of the Order of Australia are also announced on this special day.

Queen's Birthday (Australia) Observances

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Australia in 2018

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 01, 2018Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriJan 26, 2018Jan 26Australia Day
MondayMonMar 05, 2018Mar 05Labour Day (WA)
MondayMonMar 12, 2018Mar 12Labour Day (VIC)
MondayMonMar 12, 2018Mar 12Eight Hours Day (TAS)
MondayMonMar 12, 2018Mar 12Canberra Day (ACT)
FridayFriMar 30, 2018Mar 30Good Friday
MondayMonApr 02, 2018Apr 02Easter Monday
WednesdayWedApr 25, 2018Apr 25Anzac Day
MondayMonMay 07, 2018May 07May Day (NT)
MondayMonJun 04, 2018Jun 04Western Australia Day (WA)
MondayMonJun 11, 2018Jun 11Queen's Birthday (Most region)
MondayMonAug 06, 2018Aug 06Picnic Day (NT)
MondayMonOct 01, 2018Oct 01Labour Day (Most Region)
MondayMonOct 01, 2018Oct 01Queen's Birthday (QLD)
MondayMonOct 08, 2018Oct 08Family & Community Day (ACT)
TuesdayTueDec 25, 2018Dec 25Christmas Day
WednesdayWedDec 26, 2018Dec 26Boxing Day