In addition to national holidays that are celebrated in the whole country, Australian Capital Territory has some of its own holidays. Every year, 12 holidays are celebrated in Australian Capital Territory.

If any holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, then the next day is treated as holiday where workers are given regular pay. If any worker works on the holidays, he/she is applicable to receive penalty. The people there always stay happy and enjoy the holidays with great enthusiasm.

As you all know the year 2012 is reaching its end and soon the new year will get started. So let’s have a look at the public holidays in 2013 in Australian Capital Territory.

List of 2013 Australian Capital Territory Public Holidays

The very first day of new year is announced as holiday. The date for this holiday is 1 January, 2013 and day is Tuesday.

This holiday is announced to celebrate the arrival of very first fleet from England to Australia.  28 January 2013 is the date set for it.

It’s announced to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. 29 March 2013 is the date for it and day is Friday.

The day after Good Friday is also treated as holiday and is named as Easter Saturday. In the upcoming year 2013, the holiday for this is going to be  Saturday, 30 March 2013

The day after the Easter Saturday is Sunday which is holiday itself. On the next day to Easter Sunday, it’s Easter Monday. Easter Monday is announced as public holiday in Australian Capital Territory. The date and day for this holiday is Monday, 1 April 2013.

To commemorate the great courage of the citizens who served Australia during the hard times of War, a public holiday is announced. Thursday, 25 April 2013 is the date and day set for it.

No nation can progress without the hard work of workers. To encourage the hard work of workers and to celebrate their achievement, Monday, 6 May 2013 is going to be May Day in year 2013.

It’s announced as holiday to celebrate the birth of British Monarch. Monday, 10 June 2013.

To give the hard workers of Northern Territory, this one is declared as picnic day and a holiday is announced on it. The day and date for this is Monday, 5 August 2013.

To celebrate the birth of Christ Jesus, this one is announced as holiday. Wednesday, 25 December 2013 is date for it.

It’s day after the Christmas. 26 December 2013.

So it was the list of holidays in 2013 in Australian Capital Territory. I hope now you are familiar with it and will schedule your works according to it. If you are outside of Australian Capital Territory, then you must visit it as you will be pleasured to see the enthusiasm of people of Australian Capital Territory.

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