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Local public holidays declared after 31 December 2011 are now made under the Public Holidays Act by ministerial order and published on the NSW legislation website. In determining local public holiday entitlements, employees/employers should consider the terms of the relevant industrial instrument (ie award, agreement or employment contract) and the National Employment Standards under the Fair Work Act 2009.

National Employment Standards  Local public holidays and half day holidays that have been declared by Order are published on the NSW legislation website and are listed below. As the declared local public holidays are published, this list will be updated to reflect the additional holidays.

Date Locality Event

Friday, 9 February 2018

Part-day from 12 midday to 6.00 pm

Walcha Council area Walcha Cup

Friday, 16 February 2018

Part-day from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

That part of the County of Camden, the Parish of Cambewarra and those portions of the Parishes of Burrawang, Bugong, Yarrawa and Wallawa that are situated within the Shoalhaven City Council area

Kangaroo Valley Show

Friday, 23 March 2018

Half-day from 12 midday

Albury City Council area

Albury Gold Cup

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Part-day from 8.30am to 7.00pm

That part of Yeoval that is situated within the Cabonne Shire Council area Yeoval Show

Monday, 7 May 2018

Half-day from 12 midday

Bogan Shire Council Area Nyngan Show
Friday, 11 May 2018

Half-day from 12 midday

Towns of Aberdeen, Blandford, Bunnan, Ellerston, Gundy, Moonan Brook, Moonan Flat, Murrurundi, Parkville, Scone, Rouchel, Timor and Wingen within the Upper Hunter Shire Council area Scone Cup

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

 

Coonamble Shire Council area Coonamble Annual Show

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Part-day from 1.00pm to 5.00 pm

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley Council area Ramornie Race Day

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Part-day from 1.00pm to 5.00 pm

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley Council area

Grafton Cup Day

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Part-day from 12 midday to 5.30 pm

Coffs Harbour City Council area

Coffs Harbour Gold Cup

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Part-day from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Trundle, Bogan Gate and Bruie Plains (suburbs), as shown edged red on the map marked “Trundle Show Boundaries” deposited in the office of Parkes Shire Council Trundle Show

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Part-day from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Peak Hill (suburb), as shown edged blue on the map marked “Peak Hill Show Boundaries” deposited in the office of Parkes Shire Council Peak Hill Show

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Part-day from 12 midday to 5.00 pm

Parkes, Tichborne, Nelungaloo, Gunningbland, Cooks Myall, Goonumbla, Alectown, part of Mandagery and part of Cookamidgera (suburbs), as shown edged pink on the map marked “Parkes Show Boundaries” deposited in the office of Parkes Shire Council

Parkes Show

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Part-day from 12 midday to 6.00 pm

Town improvement districts of West Wyalong, Wyalong and Tallimba, as shown edged black on the maps marked "Town Improvement District Wyalong/West Wyalong" and "Town Improvement District Tallimba" deposited in the office of Bland Shire Council West Wyalong Show

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Part-day from 12 midday to 6.00 pm

Lismore City Council area Lismore Cup Day
Thursday, 1 November 2018

Part-day from 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Grafton City within the Clarence Valley Council area Jacaranda Festival

Public Holidays Act 2010 - Public Holidays Amendment Order 2018 published on the legislation website on 21 December 2018.