Local Public Holidays in NSW

Local public holidays declared after 31 December 2011 are now made under the Public Holidays Act 2010 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.

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.

 

Local Public Holidays in NSW 2022

Date Locality Event

Friday 4 February 2022

Part-day from midday to 6pm

Walcha local government area

Walcha Cup

Friday 11 February 2022

Part-day from 9am to 5pm

The order creating this local public holiday has been revoked1

The Parish of Cambewarra and the parts of the Parishes of Bugong, Burrawang, Wallawa and Yarrawa within the County of Camden that are also within the City of Shoalhaven local government area

Kangaroo Valley Show

Friday 25 March 2022

Half-day from midday

City of Albury local government area

Albury Gold Cup

Friday 1 April 2022 

Half-day from midday

Muswellbrook local government area

Muswellbrook Cup

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Part-day from midday to 5pm

Police Patrol Districts of Iluka, Maclean and Yamba within the Clarence Valley local government area

Maclean Show

Friday 13 May 2022

Half-day from midday

Aberdeen, Blandford, Bunnan, Ellerston, Gundy, Moonan Brook, Moonan Flat, Murrurundi, Parkville, Rouchel, Scone, Timor and Wingen within the Upper Hunter Shire local government area

Scone Cup

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Part-day from 8.30 am to 7 pm

The part of Yeoval within the Cabonne Shire Council area.

Yeoval Show

Monday, 23 May 2022

Bogan local government area.

Nyngan Show2

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Coonamble local government area

Coonamble Show

Wednesday 13 July 2022

Part-day from 1pm to 5pm

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley local government area

Ramornie Handicap

Thursday 14 July 2022

Part-day from 1pm to 5pm

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley local government area

Grafton Cup

Thursday 4 August

2022

Part-day from midday to 5.30pm

City of Coffs Harbour local government area

Coffs Harbour Gold Cup

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Part-day from 9am to 5pm

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

Wednesday 24 August 2022

Part-day from 9am to 5pm

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

Peak Hill Show

Tuesday 30 August 2022 

Part-day from midday to 5pm

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

Parkes Show

Wednesday, 7 September 2022

Part-day from midday to 6 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, 3 November 2022

Part-day from 1 pm to 5 pm

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley local government area.

Jacaranda Festival

Public Holidays Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 published on the NSW legislation website on 17 December 2021

1 Public Holidays Amendment (City of Shoalhaven) Order 2022 under the Public Holidays Act 2010

Public Holidays Amendment (Bogan Shire Council) Order 2022

 

Local Public Holidays in NSW 2023

Date Locality Event

Friday 3 February 2023

Part-day from midday to 6pm

Walcha local government area

Walcha Cup

Friday 17 February 2023

Part-day from 9am to 5pm

The Parish of Cambewarra and the parts of the Parishes of Bugong, Burrawang, Wallawa and Yarrawa within the County of Camden that are also within the City of Shoalhaven local government area

Kangaroo Valley Show

Friday 24 March 2023

Half-day from midday

City of Albury local government area

Albury Gold Cup

Friday 12 May 2023

Half-day from midday

Aberdeen, Blandford, Bunnan, Ellerston, Gundy, Moonan Brook, Moonan Flat, Murrurundi, Parkville, Rouchel, Scone, Timor and Wingen within the Upper Hunter Shire local government area

Scone Cup

Wednesday 24 May 2023

Coonamble local government area

Coonamble Show

Wednesday 16 August 2023

Part-day from 9am to 5pm

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

Trundle Show

Wednesday 23 August 2023

Part-day from 9am to 5pm

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

Peak Hill Show

Tuesday 29 August 2023

Part-day from midday to 5pm

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

Parkes Show

Public Holidays Amendment Order (No 2) 2021 published on the NSW legislation website on 17 December 2021

Local Public Holidays in NSW 2021

Date Locality Event

1 Friday, 5 February 2021

Part-day from 12 midday to 6.00 pm

Walcha Council area.  Walcha Cup

Friday, 19 March 2021

Half-day from 12 midday

Albury City Council area.

Albury Gold Cup

Friday, 26 March 2021

Half-day from 12 midday

Muswellbrook Shire Council area. Muswellbrook Cup

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Part-day from 12 midday to 5 pm

Police Patrol Districts of Maclean, Yamba and Iluka within the Clarence Valley local government area. Maclean Show

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Part-day from 8.30 am to 7 pm

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

Monday, 10 May 2021

Half-day from 12 midday

Bogan Shire Council area. Nyngan Show 

Friday, 14 May 2021

Half-day from 12 midday

Aberdeen, Blandford, Bunnan, Ellerston, Gundy, Moonan Brook, Moonan Flat, Murrurundi, Parkville, Scone, Rouchel, Timor and Wingen within the Upper Hunter Shire local government area. Scone Cup

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Coonamble Shire Council area

Coonamble Show

Wednesday, 7 July 2021

Part-day from 1 pm to 5 pm

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley local government area Ramornie Handicap

Thursday, 8 July 2021

Part-day from 1 pm to 5 pm

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley local government area. Grafton Cup

Thursday, 5 August 2021

Part-day from 12 midday to 5:30pm

Coffs Harbour City Council area. Coffs Harbour Gold Cup

Wednesday, 18 August 2021

Part-day from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

The order creating this local public holiday has been revoked2

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, 25 August 2021

Part-day from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

The order creating this local public holiday has been revoked2

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, 31 August 2021

Part-day from 12 midday to 5.00 pm

The order creating this local public holiday has been revoked2

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, 8 September 2021

Part-day from 12 midday to 6pm

The order creating this local public holiday has been revoked3

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

West Wyalong Show

Thursday, 23 September 2021

Part-day from 12 midday to 6.00 pm

The order creating this local public holiday has been revoked4

Lismore City Council area.

Lismore Cup

Thursday, 9 December 2021

Part-day from 1 pm to 5 pm

The order creating this local public holiday has been amended from 4 November 20215

Grafton City within the Clarence Valley local government area.

Jacaranda Festival

 

Please visit the link here for Local Public Holidays 2013 to 2020. (PDF, 125 KB)

Public Holidays Act 2010 - Public Holidays Amendment Order 2021 published on the Legislation website on 15 February 2021

Public Holidays Act 2010 - Public Holidays Amendment Order 2019 published on the Legislation website on 17 December 2019.

2 https://legislation.nsw.gov.au/view/pdf/asmade/sl-2021-440 - published on the Legislation website on 11 August 2021.

https://legislation.nsw.gov.au/view/pdf/asmade/sl-2021-503 - published on the Legislation website on 31 August 2021.

https://legislation.nsw.gov.au/view/pdf/asmade/sl-2021-536 - published on the Legislation website on 15 September 2021.

https://legislation.nsw.gov.au/view/pdf/asmade/sl-2021-626 - published on the Legislation website on 27 October 2021.