public holidays


christmas in Australia
Say goodbye to your winter hats and your well-stuffed goose; Christmas in Australia is a much different affair to those back in the Northern Hemisphere. There’s no snow, no cold weather and definitely no hot cocoa (unless you’re the type of person that enjoys hot beverages on extremely hot days). Christmas in Australia comes during the summer, so you can […]

Christmas in Australia


The Queen’s Birthday is a public holiday celebrated in many Commonwealth countries including Australia. The day is not recognized on the Queen’s actual birthday day, but instead on a designated date to be followed no matter the monarch at the time. All of Australia, except for WA, celebrates on the second Monday of June. WA chooses to forgo the holiday […]

The Queen’s Birthday – History, Significance & What to Do