Australia will celebrate King’s Birthday replacing by Queen’s Birth on June 10

Tribune International, 19 May 2024; This year, Australia will celebrate the second King’s Birthday. The name change came after the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and King Charles ascended the

King Charles of England

throne. Here’s everything you need to know about the public holiday. For all states except Queensland and Western Australia, the King’s Birthday public holiday and long weekend falls on Monday, June 10 this year.

Western Australia celebrates the King’s Birthday with a day off on September 23 and Queensland celebrates the King’s Birthday on October 7.

All of the date’s falls are on a Monday so the King’s Birthday is always a long weekend, no matter which state you live in.

Monday, June 10 is a public holiday for the King’s Birthday long weekend in 2024 for Victoria, NSW, South Australia, Tasmania, the ACT, and the Northern Territory. ACT actually refer to it as the Sovereign’s Birthday, not the King’s Birthday. But if you live in Western Australia or Queensland, you will celebrate the King’s Birthday with a public holiday on Monday, September 23 and Queensland will have its King’s Birthday public holiday on Monday, October 7.


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