Public holidays

As a Charles Sturt staff member, you should be aware of your public holiday entitlements and the annual University closedown.

Working on a public holiday

There may be times when we need you to work on a public holiday. A loading applies for professional/general staff who are directed to work on these days.

2021 public holidays

You're entitled to the public holidays recognised by the government in your jurisdiction.

NSW campusesACT campusesVIC campuses
Friday 1 JanuaryFriday 1 JanuaryFriday 1 January
Tuesday 26 JanuaryTuesday 26 JanuaryTuesday 26 January
Friday 19 March
(1/2 day Albury only)
Monday 8 MarchMonday 8 March
Friday 2 AprilFriday 2 AprilFriday 2 April
Saturday 3 AprilSaturday 3 AprilSaturday 3 April
Sunday 4 AprilSunday 4 AprilSunday 4 April
Monday 5 AprilMonday 5 AprilMonday 5 April
Sunday 25 AprilSunday 25 AprilSunday 25 April
Monday 14 JuneMonday 26 AprilMonday 14 June
Monday 4 OctoberMonday 31 MayFriday before the AFL Grand Final (TBC) 
Saturday 25 DecemberMonday 14 JuneTuesday 2 November
Sunday 26 DecemberMonday 4 OctoberSaturday 25 December
Monday 27 DecemberSaturday 25 DecemberSunday 26 December
Tuesday 28 DecemberSunday 26 DecemberMonday 27 December
 Monday 27 DecemberTuesday 28 December
 Tuesday 28 December 

Annual closedown

The Vice-Chancellor may approve the annual closedown of all or part of the University during the Christmas/New Year period.

The closedown may include days that are not public holidays and you will need to take annual leave or flexitime to cover those days.

Maundy Thursday concessional holiday

The Vice-Chancellor may approve a concessional holiday for staff in attendance on Maundy Thursday.