Public holidays in Victoria for 2020

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All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publishing, but may be subject to change.
Holiday Date in 2020
New Year's Day Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day Monday 27 January2
Labour Day Monday 9 March
Good Friday1 Friday 10 April
Saturday before Easter Sunday Saturday 11 April
Easter Sunday Sunday 12 April
Easter Monday Monday 13 April
ANZAC Day1 Saturday 25 April3
Queen's Birthday Monday 8 June
Friday before the AFL Grand Final Friday 23 October4
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 3 November5
Christmas Day1 Friday 25 December
Boxing Day Saturday 26 December
Monday 28 December6

1 ANZAC Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day are restricted trading days.

2 As Australia Day falls on a Sunday, the public holiday is on the following Monday.

3 ANZAC Day is commemorated on the day it falls. There is no replacement holiday when ANZAC Day falls on a weekend.

4 The Friday before Grand Final public holiday is based on the AFL playing schedule, which may be altered due to the response to COVID‑19. We will update the dates on this page if new information becomes available.

5 Melbourne Cup Day is a public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by a non-metro council.

6 As Boxing Day falls on a Saturday, an additional public holiday is given on the following Monday.