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Australia - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

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Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Australia



Internet extension: .au - Telephone code: +61 - International dialing code: 0011 - GMT offset: see respective States (DST: yes)
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April Fools Day**Wednesday April 1, 2020cards/flowers 
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Daylight Saving Time*Wednesday April 1, 2020Special Events 
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Easter**Wednesday April 1, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Thursday April 2, 2020Catholic or protestant 
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Anzac Day*Saturday April 25, 2020Secular holiday 
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Mother's Day*Wednesday May 13, 2020cards/flowers 
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Royal weddingMonday May 18, 2020Special Events 
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National Day of Healing*Tuesday May 26, 2020Events, celebrations... 
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April Fools Day -
Monday April 1, 2019

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.


Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Special Events : Used to be last Sunday of March until 2007.


Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 2, 2018

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.


Anzac Day -
Wednesday April 25, 2018

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).


Mother's Day -
Sunday May 13, 2018

cards/flowers : Probably linked with a celebration in England in the 1600s ( Mothering Sunday ). Honored all mothers in England. Mothering Sunday gave poor servants who lived and worked for the wealthy a day off to actually go home and dedicate time to their mothers. Mothering Cake , a special cake, was common for the celebration.


Royal wedding -
Friday May 18, 2018

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National Day of Healing -
Saturday May 26, 2018

Culture : Formerly known as National Sorry Day, this day started in 1998, to express regret over the historical mistreatment of Aboriginal peoples.