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Easter Public Holidays 2014

The following dates are public holidays in Australia for the Easter period:

 Easter Public Holidays

Friday, 18 April (Good Friday)

Saturday, 19 April – *Except for Tasmania and Western Australia

Sunday, 20 April – *NSW only

Monday, 21 April

Tuesday, 22 April – *Tasmania only

Friday, 25 April (ANZAC Day)

Pay for public holidays

If your business will operate over a public holiday, your staff are most likely entitled to penalty rates, depending on their Award or Agreement.

If your business will close over public holidays, employees (except Casuals) are still entitled to be paid at their base rate for ordinary hours they would have worked.


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