South Australia Public Holidays 2016

Holiday Date Holiday Type Area
New Year's DayFriday, 1 January 2016PublicSA Wide
Australia DayTuesday, 26 January 2016PublicSA Wide
March public holidayMonday, 14 March 2016PublicSA Wide
Good FridayFriday, 25 March 2016PublicSA Wide
Easter SaturdaySaturday, 26 March 2016PublicSA Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 28 March 2016PublicSA Wide
Anzac DayMonday, 25 April 2016PublicSA Wide
Queen's Birthday and Volunteer's DayMonday, 13 June 2016PublicSA Wide
Labour DayMonday, 3 October 2016PublicSA Wide
Christmas Eve (Part day from 7pm)Saturday, 24 December 2016PublicSA Wide
Christmas Day HolidayMonday, 26 December 2016PublicSA Wide
Proclamation DayTuesday, 27 December 2016PublicSA Wide
New Year's Eve (Part day from 7pm)Saturday, 31 December 2016PublicSA Wide

Information presented is from South Australia Government sources


Saturday 24th December and Saturday 31 December are part day holidays (7pm til midnight) in South Australia. Monday the 26th of December is a Public Holiday for Christmas Day in 2016 due to Christmas Day falling on a Sunday. Proclamation Day Public Holiday moves to Tuesday the 27th of December in 2016 due to the Christmas Day Public Holiday moving to the Monday.

You may also find our other websites helpful:
New South Wales School Holidays
Queensland School Holidays (includes Schoolies dates)
South Australia School Holidays
Victoria School Holidays
Western Australia School Holidays
A.C.T. Public Holidays
NSW Public Holidays
Northern Territory Public Holidays
Queensland Public Holidays
Tasmania Public Holidays
Victoria Public Holidays
Western Australia Public Holidays

South Australia Public Holiday Information

The "March Public Holiday" takes place each year on Adelaide Cup Day.

In South Australia all Public Holidays are state-wide. This differs from many other states in Australia that can have a number of local regional holidays that are set by the relevant local councils.

Proclamation Day is called Boxing Day in the other states within Australia.

Other Holidays

From time to time there are one off holidays added to our holiday calendar in special circumstances.

Disclaimer: The South Australia Public Holidays website is operated as a service to those looking to get an idea of when holidays are occurring. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate South Australia Public Holidays won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also.