Public holidays in Victoria for 2022
|Holiday||Date in 2022|
|New Year's Day||
Saturday 1 January|
Monday 3 January3
|Australia Day||Wednesday 26 January|
|Labour Day||Monday 14 March|
|Good Friday1||Friday 15 April|
|Saturday before Easter Sunday||Saturday 16 April|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday 17 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 18 April|
|ANZAC Day1||Monday 25 April|
|Queen's Birthday||Monday 13 June|
|National Day of Mourning2||Thursday 22 September|
|Friday before the AFL Grand Final||Friday 23 September|
|Melbourne Cup||Tuesday 1 November4|
Sunday 25 December|
Tuesday 27 December5
|Boxing Day||Monday 26 December|
1 ANZAC Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day are restricted trading days.
2 The National Day of Mourning will be a normal trading day with no additional trading restrictions imposed.
3 As New Year's Day falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is an additional public holiday.
4 Melbourne Cup Day is a public holiday across all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by a non-metro council.
5 As Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, the following Tuesday is an additional public holiday.
Employee entitlements on public holidays
Employees must be paid at least their base pay rate for all hours worked on public holidays.
Awards, enterprise agreements and other registered agreements can provide entitlements for working public holidays, including public holiday rates or time in lieu.