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Maximise your annual Leave in 2023!

maximise annual leave 2023


With travel back in full swing, there's never been a better time to max out on the annual leave. Our handy guide helps you learn which days to take off to get at least 45+ days off in 2023.

Christmas 2022 

You can get a 10-day break (December 24 – January 2) by taking just three days off from December 28–30. 

Saturday December 24: Weekend 

Sunday December 25: Christmas Day (weekend) 

Monday December 26: Boxing Day public holiday 

Tuesday December 27: Christmas Day public holiday 

Wednesday December 28: Annual leave 

Thursday December 29: Annual leave 

Friday December 30: Annual leave 

Saturday December 31, New Year’s Day (weekend) 

Sunday January 1: Weekend 

Monday January 2: New Year’s Day public holiday 

Australia Day 2023 

For a 9 day break in January 21 to 29, you only need to use four annual leave days, January 23, 24, 25 and 27. 

Saturday January 21: Weekend

​​​Sunday January 22: Weekend

Monday January 23: Annual Leave

Tuesday January 24: Annual Leave

Wednesday January 25: Annual Leave

  • Thursday January 26: Australia Day public holiday 

    Friday January 27: Annual leave 

    Saturday January 28: Weekend 

    Sunday January 29: Weekend 

Easter 2023 

Request leave April between 11 - 14 April and you get a cheeky 10 days off during the Easter break.

  • Friday April 7: Good Friday public holiday 

    Saturday April 8: Weekend 

    Sunday April 9: Easter Sunday (weekend) 

    Monday April 10: Easter Sunday public holiday 

    Tuesday April 11: Annual leave (Tasmanians get this as a public holiday) 

    Wednesday April 12: Annual leave 

    Thursday April 13: Annual leave 

    Friday April 14: Annual leave 

    Saturday April 15: Weekend 

    Sunday April 16: Weekend 



Take off four days of annual leave and get a whole week off around Anzac day.

  • Monday April 24: Annual leave 

    Tuesday April 25: ANZAC Day 

    Wednesday April 26: Annual leave 

    Thursday April 27: Annual leave 

    Friday April 28: Annual leave 

    Saturday April 29: Weekend 

    Sunday April 30: Weekend 


  • Kings Coronation

    On May 6th King Charles Coronation is taking place. It is yet to be decided if Australians will receive a day off...but watch this space as this could be a further opportunity to get more days off in a row.

Kings Birthday

The Queen's birthday will now be changed to the King’s Birthday public holiday which will fall on Monday, June 12 giving you three days off in a row. May vary state to state.

  • Saturday June 10: Weekend 

    Sunday June 11: Weekend 

    Monday June 12: Annual leave 


Christmas and New Year 2023/24 

Already looking ahead? Book in three days of annual leave from Dec 27–29, 2023 giving you a 10-day break from Dec 23–January 1. 

  • Saturday December 23: Weekend 

    ​​Sunday December 24: Weekend 

    Monday December 25: Christmas Day public holiday 

    Tuesday December 26: Boxing Day public holiday 

    Wednesday December 27: Annual leave 

    Thursday December 28: Annual leave 

    Friday December 29: Annual leave 

    Saturday December 30: Weekend 

    Sunday December 31: Weekend (New Year’s Eve) 

    Monday January 1 2024: New Year’s Day public holiday 



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