What date is the October Long Weekend 2020?
New South Wales Public Holidays 2020
|5 Oct||Mon||Labour Day|
|25 Dec||Fri||Christmas Day|
|26 Dec||Sat||Boxing Day|
|28 Dec||Mon||Boxing Day Holiday|
Is October 14 a holiday in Australia?
Labour Day is a public holiday in Australia that was originally called ‘Eight Hours Day’. In ACT, New South Wales and South Australia, Labour Day takes place on the first Monday in October.
Is there a long weekend in October in NSW?
Labour Day in NSW is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in October. In 2021, Labour Day will be celebrated on Monday 4th October. This annual public holiday celebrates the arrival of the eight-hour working day, a victory for workers in the 1850s.
Why do we have a long weekend in October?
Labour Day is an annual public holiday that celebrates the eight-hour working day, a victory for workers in the mid-late 19th century. The argument for the eight-hour day was based on the need for each person to have eight hours labour, eight hours recreation and eight hours rest.
Is October 1 a holiday?
National Fire Pup Day. National Hair Day. National Lace Day. National Manufacturing Day – October 1, 2021 (First Friday in October)
What is October long weekend for?
The public holiday standard in the Act provides that when New Year’s Day, Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday there is to be an additional public holiday on the following Monday or Tuesday….NSW Public Holidays 2021-2023.
|2021||Monday, 4 October|
|2022||Monday, 3 October|
|2023||Monday, 2 October|
Is Monday a public holiday in NSW for Anzac Day 2021?
Do we get a public holiday for Anzac Day in NSW? Short answer: NO. NSW residents will not get an extra public holiday on Monday.