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Public holidays

Victoria

2016

September

Friday before AFL Grand Final
Friday, 30 September

November

Melbourne Cup Day
Tuesday, 1 November

December

Christmas Day holiday
Tuesday, 27 December
Substituted for Sunday 25 December

Boxing Day
Monday, 26 December

2017

January

New Year's Day holiday
Monday, 2 January

Australia Day
Thursday, 26 January

March

Labour Day
Monday, 13 March

April

Good Friday
Friday, 14 April

Easter Monday
Monday, 17 April

ANZAC Day
Tuesday, 25 April

June

Queen's Birthday holiday
Monday, 12 June

September

Friday before AFL Grand Final
Friday, 29 September

November

Melbourne Cup Day
Tuesday, 7 November

December

Christmas Day
Monday, 25 December

Boxing Day
Tuesday, 26 December

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Victorian school holidays

2016

17 September – 2 October
21 December – 30 January 2017

2017

1–17 April
1–16 July
23 September – 8 October
23 December – tbc

Daylight savings

2016

Starts Sunday, 2 October

2017

Ends Sunday, 3 April
Starts Sunday, 1 October

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Travel from mountains to coast to city in no time at all thanks to Victoria's compact size. Follow tourist routes or make it up as you go along.

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Top attractions

There's so much to see and do across Victoria and our handy list of the top attractions helps you work out where to begin, in city or country.

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Events

Life's worth celebrating in Victoria. A packed calendar of events ensures there's a party in every corner of the state, whenever you visit.