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Australia (Queensland) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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Australia (Queensland) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months



Internet extension: .au - Telephone code: +61 - International dialing code: 0011 - GMT offset: see respective States (DST: yes)
Currency: Dollar (AUD) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Wednesday January 1, 2020Secular holiday 
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Brisbane Tennis Cup*Monday January 6, 2020Sports events 
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Australia Day*Monday January 27, 2020National Day 
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summer holiday (end)**Monday January 27, 2020School holidays 
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Clifton Fly-in*Sunday March 8, 2020Sports events 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Friday April 3, 2020School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday April 10, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Holy Saturday**Saturday April 11, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Sunday April 12, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 13, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Monday April 20, 2020School holidays 
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Anzac Day*Monday April 27, 2020Secular holiday 
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New Year's Day -
Wednesday January 1, 2020

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Brisbane Tennis Cup -
Monday January 6, 2020

Sports events : Http://www.atpworldtour.com 2020 edition confirmed


Australia Day -
Monday January 27, 2020

Secular holiday : Celebrates the first settlement by the British lead by captain Arthur Phillip (1788)


Summer holiday (end) -
Monday January 27, 2020

School holidays : Http://education.qld.gov.au
Gazetted by the Ministry of Education
Study programs are not yet aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 510 (among the 15 best WW)
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Number of yearly instructional days: 200
Computer to student ratio: 1:3
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 821
Number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 821
no school on Saturday
School uniforms are required
The University of Queensland ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #47/Shanghai #55
We carry all confirmed dates till Dec 2020
Contact edit@edit.fr to get the full calendar for this country or one file containing confirmed calendars of 550 countries and regions.


Clifton Fly-in -
Sunday March 8, 2020

Sports events : Lasts 2 days -
www.australianflying.com.au
world gliding competition 2020 edition confirmed
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Easter holiday (beginning) -
Friday April 3, 2020

School holidays :


Good Friday -
Friday April 10, 2020

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 11, 2020

Catholic or protestant : paid holiday


Easter -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 13, 2020

Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday April 20, 2020

School holidays :


Anzac Day -
Monday April 27, 2020

Secular holiday : ANZAC(Australia and New Zealand Army Corps)Day commemorates those soldiers who died during world wars (from the Boer war to the Vietnam war), and particuarly remembers those who died during the Gallipoli campaign during WW1(Turkey).