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Australia (Tasmania) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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Australia (Tasmania) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months



Internet extension: .au - Telephone code: +61 - International dialing code: 0011 - GMT offset: see respective States (DST: yes)
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Monday January 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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School holidays**Monday January 1, 2018School holidays 
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Devenport Cup**Wednesday January 3, 2018Secular holiday 
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Cadbury Marathon*Sunday January 14, 2018Sports events 
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Australia Day*Friday January 26, 2018National Day 
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summer holiday (beginning)Wednesday December 20, 2017School holidays 
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Christmas Day*Monday December 25, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Boxing Day*Tuesday December 26, 2017Secular holiday 
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Sydney Hobart Yacht race*Sunday December 31, 2017Sports events 
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New Year's Day -
Monday January 1, 2018

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


School holidays -
Monday January 1, 2018

School holidays : Www.education.tas.gov.au
calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education updated July 2015
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 510 (among the 15 best WW)
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 821
no school on Saturday
school uniforms are required
University of Tasmania ranking: Times Higher Education #301-350/QS ranking #313/Shanghai #201-300
We carry all confirmed dates till Dec 2018
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Devenport Cup -
Wednesday January 3, 2018

Secular holiday : in Devonport only


Cadbury Marathon -
Sunday January 14, 2018

Sports events : In Hobart - www.cadburymarathon.com.au/ 2018 edition confirmed
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Australia Day -
Friday January 26, 2018

Secular holiday : Celebrates the first settlement by the British lead by captain Arthur Phillip (1788)


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday December 20, 2017

School holidays :


Christmas Day -
Monday December 25, 2017

Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.


Boxing Day -
Tuesday December 26, 2017

Secular holiday : Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would traditionally receive gifts known as a Christmas box from their masters, employers or customers. Due to historical reasons, depending on the year, Boxing Day can be celebrated BEFORE Christmas in the UK. [Wikipedia]


Sydney Hobart Yacht race -
Sunday December 31, 2017

Sports events : Http://rolexsydneyhobart.com/ 2018 edition not yet confirmed
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