The Official List of Victoria Public Holidays 2015

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Holiday Date Holiday Type Area
New Year's DayThursday, 1 January 2015PublicVic Wide
Australia DayMonday, 26 January 2015PublicVic Wide
Labour DayMonday, 9 March 2015PublicVic Wide
Good FridayFriday, 3 April 2015PublicVic Wide
Saturday before Easter SundaySaturday, 4 April 2015PublicVic Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 6 April 2015PublicVic Wide
ANZAC DaySaturday, 25 April 2015PublicVic Wide
Queen's BirthdayMonday, 8 June 2015PublicVic Wide
Melbourne CupTuesday, 3 November 2015PublicVic Most Areas
Christmas DayFriday, 25 December 2015PublicVic Wide
Boxing DaySaturday, 26 December 2015PublicVic Wide
Boxing Day *Additional DayMonday, 27 December 2015PublicVic Wide

*An additional holiday is granted on Boxing Day 2015 due to the fact that it lands on a Saturday (wuhoo!).

Information presented is from Victoria Government sources (last update December 2014)

Victoria Public Holiday Information

In Victoria, most Public Holidays are state wide.

The one variable is the Melbourne Cup Public Holiday. Everyone in Victoria is entitled to the Melbourne Cup public holiday however in some non-metro areas of Victoria the Melbourne Cup Holiday is replaced with a different public holiday such as a local cup day or local show holiday.

In 2014 the following areas substitute the Melbourne Cup holiday for a local cup day:

Moyne Shire - Warrnambool Cup Day.

Warrnambool City - Warrnambool Cup Day.

Gannawarra Shire - Kerang Show Day.

City of Greater Geelong - Geelong Cup Day.

City of Greater Bendigo - Bendigo Cup Day.

Colac Otway Shire - Colac Show Day.

Other Holidays

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

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

Disclaimer: The Victoria 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 Victoria 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.