Easter Public Holidays 2014
The following dates are public holidays in Australia for the Easter period:
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.