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Public Holidays to be observed in Western Australia

Note: this information is provided only as a guide to University staff. The official list of public holidays is maintained by the Department of Consumer and Employment Protection and may be subject to change.

As a Curtin staff member you are expected to work on the 3 Public Holidays in March, June and September/October that are designated as normal working days. These can be taken as leave (annual and LSL) or Flexi Time at a time convenient to the operating requirements of the University.

  Actions 2013 2014 2015
New Year's
Day
Observed by Curtin University Tuesday
1 January
Wednesday
1 January
Thursday
1 January
Australia
Day
Observed by Curtin University Monday
28 January
Monday
27 January^^
Monday
26 January
Labour Day Normal working day at
Curtin University
Monday
4 March
Monday
3 March
Monday
2 March
Good
Friday
Observed by Curtin University Friday
29 March
Friday
18 April
Friday
3 April
Easter
Monday
Observed by Curtin University Monday
1 April
Monday
21 April
Monday
6 April
Easter
Tuesday#
Observed by Curtin University Tuesday
2 April
Tuesday
22 April
Tuesday
7 April
ANZAC Day Observed by Curtin University Thursday
25 April
Friday
25 April
Monday
27 April^^
Western Australia Day Normal working day at
Curtin University
Monday
3 June
Monday
2 June
Monday
1 June
Queen's
Birthday*
Normal working day at
Curtin University
Monday
30 September
Monday
29 September
Monday
28 September
Christmas
Day
Observed by Curtin University Wednesday
25 December
Thursday
25 December
Friday
25 December
Boxing
Day
Observed by Curtin University Thursday
26 December
Friday
26 December
Monday
28 December^^

# - Not a prescribed public holiday.
^^ - Public holiday observed on an alternative day as the holiday falls on a weekend
*- The Queen's Birthday public holiday will be confirmed upon gazettal.

Christmas Closedown Arrangements

Each year during the Christmas / New Year period the University has an official 'closedown' period. Details of this years arrangements are provided in the attached document. [.pdf]

Please find the full PMC information relating to years 2010 - 2014 in the attached document and in this attached document for the 2015 arrangements.

School Term Dates for Primary and Secondary Government Schools

The Department of Education and Training provides details of School Term Dates through to 2014. Details are provided on their School Term Dates web site.