On average, Australia’s North West has 10 public holidays per year, most of which commemorate landmark Australian historic events, or religious celebrations.
Public Holidays in Western Australia for 2016
New Year's Day - Friday 1 January
Australia Day - Tuesday 26 January
Labour Day - Monday 7 March
Good Friday - Friday 25 March
Easter Monday - Monday 28 March
ANZAC Day - Monday 25 April
Western Australia Day - Monday 6 June
Queen's Birthday - Monday 26 September
Christmas Day - Sunday 25 December with the Monday 26 as Christmas public holiday
Boxing Day - 26 and Monday 28 December
The above information has been sourced from Western Australia's Department of Commerce.