Public holidays in Victoria for 2023

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All public holiday dates are accurate at the time of publishing, but may be subject to change.
Holiday Date in 2023
New Year's Day Sunday 1 January
Monday 2 January2
Australia Day Thursday 26 January
Labour Day Monday 13 March
Good Friday1 Friday 7 April
Saturday before Easter Sunday Saturday 8 April
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April
Easter Monday Monday 10 April
Anzac Day1 Tuesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday Monday 12 June
Friday before the AFL Grand Final Subject to AFL schedule3
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 7 November4
Christmas Day1 Monday 25 December
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December

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

2 As New Year's Day falls on a Sunday, the Monday is an additional public holiday.

3 Friday before AFL Grand Final typically falls on the last Friday in September. This website will be updated with the exact date upon release of the 2023 AFL schedule.

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