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#1 *melrose*

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:15 PM

Can someone tell me if it's a long weekend? i think i read about it somewhere a few weeks back.

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#2 cinnabubble

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:17 PM

Not in NSW. Isn't Queensland having some kind of catch up Australia Day?

#3 Bob-the-skull

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:18 PM

next long weekend in SA isn't until the 9/10/11 of march

#4 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:25 PM

Adelaide cup 11th March?

#5 Expelliarmus

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:28 PM

Labour Day Vic is usually the same weekend as Adelaide Cup, isn't it?

#6 Gegemite

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:37 PM

WA has one 3 March.

#7 Bob-the-skull

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:39 PM

http://www.justice.qld.gov.au/fair-and-saf...-holidays/dates

here are the qld public holidays... nothing on there about this weekend?

#8 wilding

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:41 PM

I'm not sure if they are making the second Australia day in QLD a public holiday?? Good question. Actually, I should ring up my real estate agent tomorrow to double check as I have an inspection monday.

Edited by wilding, 21 February 2013 - 09:45 PM.


#9 polka dotty

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:42 PM

It's a catch up Australia Day because apparently the floods/storm ruined the Australia Day public holiday... Not sure what this actually entails though!

Eta may be Qld only?

Edited by polka dotty, 21 February 2013 - 09:42 PM.


#10 Academic

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:45 PM

I didn't think it was another public holiday for Australia Day, more just an informal 'hey let's all have the barbecues we couldn't have on the day' kind of thing.

#11 Bob-the-skull

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:47 PM

i found this news story on it:

http://www.news.com.au/national/qld-to-hav...2-1226567286627

don't know if its an actual public holiday though.

#12 Iliketoflounce

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:03 PM

QLD is have a second Australia day but I don't think it will be a long weekend

#13 *melrose*

Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:07 AM

Thanks everyone.

#14 PrincessPeach

Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:20 AM

Not a formal holiday at all - staff are to be paid normal Saturday rates.

Just as a PP said - informal lets have a catch-up BBQ.

Mind you, the weather is going to be just as horrible in the SE anyway thanks to the low pressure system off the coast.

#15 *melrose*

Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:46 PM

Yep big BBQ here on the weekend.

#16 Monket

Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:50 PM

Qlders are weird.

#17 *melrose*

Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:52 PM

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