State legislation in regard to public holidays, child employment, trading hours, private employment agents and long service leave continues to apply to all businesses and employees in Queensland.
In Queensland the Holidays Act 1983 provides for the appointment of public holidays, show holidays and special holidays.
Changes were made to arrangements for the Queen’s Birthday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day public holidays.
Changes were made to arrangements for the Queen’s Birthday and Labour Day public holidays.
Public holidays to be observed in Queensland in 2011-2015.
Show holidays are appointed in districts throughout Queensland in relation to annual agricultural, horticultural or industrial shows. Under Section 4(4) of the Holidays Act 1983 show holidays are also public holidays.
Special holidays are appointed for special events or commemorative days in certain districts throughout Queensland. Under Section 4(4) of the Holidays Act 1983 special holidays are bank holidays. These are not public holidays.
- 2013 Shire of Yarrabah show holiday amendment
- 2013 public holiday notice
- 2013 show and special holiday notice
- 2012 public holidays notice
- 2012 show and special holiday notice
Term dates and school holidays are approved and appointed by the Minister for Education Queensland. For further information go to the Department of Education, Training and Employment.