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New South Wales Bank Holiday in Australia

 

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New South Wales Bank Holiday in Australia is an annual happening that falls on first Monday of August.  On this day, the banks in the New South Wales are required not to open. New South Wales Bank Holiday is declared a holiday under 4th Schedule of New South Wales Banks and Bank Holidays Act 1912. This is the same act that named Christmas, New Year, and Queen’s Birthday as holidays.

How Public Observes New South Wales Bank Holiday in Australia

New South Wales Bank Holiday is a holiday that is only applicable to certain employees. Due to this nature, this event is not a state-wide holiday. This holiday only requires the banks in the New South Wales to be closed during the first Monday of August. Bank employees in the area of New South Wales are required to not report to work during this day.

Because New South Wales Bank Holiday happens on a Monday, the bank employees in this part of Australia are treated for a three-day weekend. Bank employees take the holiday as an opportunity to relax and be with their families. They also see this holiday as their chance to explore the other territories of Australia. It is very likely that bank employees who are not reporting to work due to holiday will check-in in resorts or will go on an overnight stay in one of Australia’s beaches.

Some bank employees who do not go to work due to the holiday also see this event as an opportunity to shop and dine with friends or family. They treat themselves to shopping in Australia’s premier shopping destinations, or satisfy their taste buds in the country’s outstanding restaurants.

Snowy Mountains in the New South Wales is also a favourite spot of people who do not go to work during the New South Wales Bank Holiday. This is a tourist spot where playing ski is a popular choice of all ages. The Byron Bay is also a favourite spot of people who do not have work during the holiday of New South Wales Bank.

New South Wales Bank Holiday History and Background

The New South Wales Bank Holiday started in the United Kingdom. This is to compensate the workers of extra work they rendered in the month of June. The compensation is a holiday Monday which happens on the first week of August. This holiday is in accordance to the proclamation in the Bank Holidays Act of 1875. 

Weekday Date Year Name Holiday Type Where it is Observed
Monday Aug 5 2013 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 4 2014 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 3 2015 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 1 2016 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 7 2017 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 6 2018 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 5 2019 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 3 2020 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 2 2021 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 1 2022 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 7 2023 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 5 2024 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 4 2025 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 3 2026 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 2 2027 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 7 2028 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 6 2029 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 5 2030 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 4 2031 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 2 2032 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 1 2033 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 7 2034 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 6 2035 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 4 2036 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 3 2037 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 2 2038 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 1 2039 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 6 2040 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 5 2041 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 4 2042 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 3 2043 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 1 2044 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 7 2045 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 6 2046 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 5 2047 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 3 2048 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 2 2049 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales
Monday Aug 1 2050 New South Wales Bank Holiday Local Holidays New South Wales

New South Wales Bank Holiday Facts

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