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Moreton Bay Public Holidays

Posted: 2pm 06 Jan 2022

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 2022 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. 

2022 Moreton Bay Public Holidays 

Holiday

Date  

New Year's Day 

Sunday 1st January 

New Year's Day Observed 

Monday 2nd January 

Australia Day

Wednesday 26th January

Good Friday 

Friday 15th April 

Easter Saturday 

Saturday 16th April 

Easter Sunday 

Sunday 17th April 

Easter Monday 

Monday 18th April 

Anzac Day 

Monday 25th April 

Labour Day 

Monday 2nd May 

Ekka Holiday 

Monday 8th August

Queen's Birthday 

Monday 3rd October 

Christmas Eve 

Saturday 24th December (6pm - Midnight)

Christmas Day 

Sunday 25th December

Boxing Day 

Monday 26th December 

Christmas Day Observed 

Tuesday 27th December



Extend your holidays

Use your annual leave conservatively and take an extra day or two either side of a public holiday to take your long weekend into a mini holiday.

We've done the hard work for you below and calculated how to make the most out of the big festive times of the year, but don't forget there is still Labour Day (2nd May), Ekka Holiday (8th August) and Queen's birthday (3rd October) as other opportunities to get a sneaky extra long weekend with a day or two of annual leave either side of the long weekend.

Australia Day

Public holiday: Wednesday 26th January

Annual Leave to take: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th January

Achievement unlocked: By taking only two days of annual leave, combined with the weekend, you actually have a five day break! 

Easter

Public Holidays: Friday 15th April - Monday 18th April and Monday 25th April

Annual Leave to take: Tuesday 19th April - Friday 22nd April

Achievement unlocked - By taking the four annual leave days after Easter holidays you then link up with the Anzac Day long weekend and receive eleven days off for only four annual leave days! 

Christmas

Public Holidays: Sunday 25th - Tuesday 27th December

Annual leave to take: 28th - 30th December 

Achievement unlocked: Christmas this year falls on a weekend, so after the public holidays, take just three days of annual leave before the New Year's long weekend and you unlock ten days of leave for only three days of annual leave. 

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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