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QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY (AUSTRALIA)

When is Queen's Birthday (Australia) in 2020?

Queen's Birthday (Australia) in 2020 is on the Monday, 8th of Jun (6/08/2020).

Queen's Birthday (Australia) is on the 160th day of 2020. There are 206 days left in the year.

Queen's Birthday (Australia) Facts

  • Date: Jun 08, 2020
  • 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 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatJan 26, 2019Jan 26Australia Day
MondayMonMar 04, 2019Mar 04Labour Day (WA)
MondayMonMar 11, 2019Mar 11Labour Day (VIC)
MondayMonMar 11, 2019Mar 11Eight Hours Day (TAS)
MondayMonMar 11, 2019Mar 11Canberra Day (ACT)
FridayFriApr 19, 2019Apr 19Good Friday
SundaySunApr 21, 2019Apr 21Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 22, 2019Apr 22Easter Monday
ThursdayThuApr 25, 2019Apr 25Anzac Day
MondayMonMay 06, 2019May 06May Day (NT)
MondayMonJun 03, 2019Jun 03Western Australia Day (WA)
MondayMonJun 10, 2019Jun 10Queen's Birthday (Most region)
MondayMonAug 05, 2019Aug 05Picnic Day (NT)
MondayMonOct 07, 2019Oct 07Labour Day (Most Region)
MondayMonOct 07, 2019Oct 07Queen's Birthday (QLD)
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas Day
ThursdayThuDec 26, 2019Dec 26Boxing Day