The Labour Day Holiday date is different for each State of Australia and is set by their respective state and territory governments. Labour Day in Ausralia does have its origins in the eight hour day movement - their efforts resulted in the introduction of eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for sleep.
|Labour Day||WA||Mon, 4 Mar||Mon, 3 Mar|
|Labour Day||VIC||Mon, 11 Mar||Mon, 10 Mar|
|Eight Hour Day||TAS||Mon, 11 Mar||Mon, 10 Mar|
|May Day||NT||Mon, 6 May||Mon, 5 May|
|Labour Day||QLD, NSW,
ACT & SA
|Mon, 7 Oct||Mon, 6 Oct|
The Labour Day Holiday date differs for each and every State of Australia and it is set by their respective state and territory governments. Some of the dates for public holidays (just like the Queens Birthday) can vary from state to state nationwide – please don’t forget to verify the above dates with each states public holidays before booking any holidays.
Eight Hours Day
The Eight Hours Day was introduced to Tasmanians in March 2006. In 1874, Tasmania became the last State of Australia to earn the shorter work day.