Tasmania Public Holidays 2022

Holiday TitleDateHoliday TypeArea
New Year’s Day HolidayMonday, 3 January 2022PublicTAS Wide
Devonport Cup***Wednesday, 5 January 2022Regional Davenport
Australia DayWednesday, 26 January 2022PublicTAS Wide
Royal Hobart Regatta*Monday, 14 February 2022Regional Hobart
Launceston Cup (Public Service)***Wednesday, 23 February 2022Regional Launceston
King Island ShowTuesday, 1 March 2022Regional King Island
Eight Hours DayMonday, 14 March 2022PublicTAS Wide
Good FridayFriday, 15 April 2022PublicTAS Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 18 April 2022PublicTAS Wide
Easter Tuesday (Public Service)Tuesday, 19 April 2022PublicTAS Wide
ANZAC DayMonday, 25 April 2022PublicTAS Wide
AGFESTFriday, 6 May 2022Regional Circular Head
Queen’s BirthdayMonday, 13 June 2022PublicTAS Wide
Queen National Day of Mourning Public HolidayThursday, 22 September 2022PublicTAS Wide
Burnie ShowFriday, 30 September 2022Regional Burnie
Royal Launceston ShowThursday, 6 October 2022Regional Launceston
Flinders Island ShowFriday, 14 October 2022Regional Flinders Island
Royal Hobart ShowThursday, 20 October 2022Regional Hobart
Recreation Day**Monday, 7 November 2022Regional Northern Tasmania (except Oatlands and Swansea)
Devonport ShowFriday, 25 November 2022Regional Devonport
Christmas DaySunday, 25 December 2022PublicTAS Wide
Boxing DayMonday, 26 December 2022PublicTAS Wide
Christmas Day Public HolidayTuesday, 27 December 2022PublicTAS Wide


*Royal Hobart Regatta Public Holiday is observed in regions south of & including Oatlands and Swansea excluding Bronte Park, Catagunya, Strathgordon, Tarraleah, Wayatinah & West Coast.

**Recreation Day is observed by all areas in Northern Tasmania excluding Oatlands & Swansea. Recreation Day is intended to offset Royal Hobart Regatta Day which is observed in Hobart.

***Devonport Cup Public Holiday is observed from 11.00 a.m. in the municipal area of Devonport – generally State Public Service only. Launceston Cup Public Holiday is generally for Public Service only. All Day – Municipal areas of Break O’Day, Dorset, George Town, Glamorgan-Spring Bay (north of and including Cranbrook), Launceston excluding Launceston City centre and suburbs specified below, Meander Valley excluding suburbs and townships specified below, Northern Midlands, Southern Midlands north of but not including Oatlands, West Tamar excluding townships specified below. From 11.00 a.m. – Launceston City centre and the following suburbs and townships Alanvale, Blackstone Heights, East Launceston, Elphin, Franklin Village, Glen Dhu, Inveresk, Invermay, Killafaddy, Kings Meadows, Mayfield, Mowbray, Mowbray Heights, Newnham, Newstead, North Riverside, Norwood, Prospect, Prospect Vale, Punchbowl, Ravenswood, Riverside, Rocherlea, St Leonards, Sandhill, South Launceston, Summerhill, Trevallyn, Vermont, Waverley, West Launceston, West Riverside, Youngtown.

In 2022, Christmas Day falls on a Sunday. As a result there is an additional holiday on Tuesday, 27 December 2022.

Information presented is from Tasmania Government sources.