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This notifiable instrument proclaims the 2019 special public and bank holidays applicable to the Territory of Christmas Island.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Registered 18 Jul 2018




Proclamation - Special Public & Bank Holidays 2019

Territory of Christmas Island


I, Natasha Griggs, Administrator of the Territory of Christmas Island, under the powers delegated to me under Section 7 of the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972 (WA)(CI), appoint the following days to be special Public and Bank Holidays in the Territory of  Christmas Island: 



Chinese New Year (Day 1)

Tuesday, 05 February 2019



Chinese New Year (Day 2)

Wednesday, 06 February 2019



Labour Day

Monday, 18 March 2019



Hari Raya Puasa

Wednesday, 05 June 2019*



Hari Raya Haji

Monday, 12 August 2019*

(in lieu of Sunday, 11 August 2019)



*Dates subject to change: the Islamic calendar is based on lunar observation. Although it is possible to estimate with a reasonable degree of accuracy the lunar calendar in advance, the dates will be subject to the sighting of the new moon. The above dates may vary by one or two days.





Natasha Griggs


Territories of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands