Moreton Bay Public Holidays

Published 2:00pm 1 January 2024

Moreton Bay Public Holidays
Words by Moreton Daily

Have you returned to work after the festive season and jealous of the warm days and blue skies you're missing outside? 

The post-Christmas blues can get anyone down, well here's something to make you smile. We've sat down with the 2024 calendar, marked all the public holidays, and worked out a few tricks to get the most out of your annual leave this year. 

Scroll down to view our hacks to extend your annual leave over the festive holidays. 

2024 Moreton Bay Public Holidays 



New Year's Day 

Monday, 1st January 

Australia Day

Friday, 26th January 

Good Friday

Friday, 29th March

Easter Saturday 

Saturday, 30th March 

Easter Sunday 

Sunday, 31st March 

Easter Monday 

Monday, 1st April 

Anzac Day 

Thursday, 25th April 

Labour Day 

Monday, 6th May

Ekka Holiday 

Monday, 12th August

King's Birthday

Monday, 7th October

Christmas Eve 

Tuesday, 24th December (6pm - Midnight)

Christmas Day

Wednesday, 25th December

Boxing Day 

Thursday, 26th December 

Moreton Bay Public Holidays

School Holidays

Autumn holidays – Friday, March 29 to Sunday, April 14.

Winter holidays – Saturday, June 22 to Sunday, July 7.

Spring holidays – Saturday, September 14 to Sunday, September 29.

Summer holidays – Saturday, December 14 to Monday, January 27, 2025.

Maximise your annual leave

Don’t use all your annual leave at once. If you know what public holidays are coming, you can plan your time off better and extend your holidays with ease.

Here’s some longer holiday hacks …

Australia Day

When: Friday, January 26

Score a one-week holiday by taking four days of annual leave from Monday, January 22 to Thursday, January 25. The 26th is the public holiday, followed by the weekend for maximised holiday fun.


When: Friday, March 29 to Monday, April 1

Take advantage of a whopping 10-day holiday by taking four days of annual leave from Tuesday, April 2 to Friday, April 5. These four days of annual leave will conveniently link up with the following weekend.


When: Wednesday, December 25

The festive season is one of the most exciting periods of the whole year, and you can score a 14-day holiday by taking only five days of annual leave. Here’s a list of days you should take your annual leave on to maximise your holiday period:

  • Monday, December 23
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Friday, December 27
  • Monday, December 30
  • Tuesday, December 31
  • Thursday, January 2
  • Friday, January 3

Need help filling your extra time off? 

Whether you want a beach escape or a hinterland retreat, make sure you head to Visit Moreton Bay Region for your holiday inspiration close to home.


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