Public Holidays

In addition to the following national holidays, each province has its own provincial government day (usually a Friday or Monday) and there is usually a singsing to mark the occasion.

New Year’s Day 1 January

Good Friday March/April, variable dates.

Easter Monday March/April

National Remembrance Day 23 April

Queen’s Birthday Second Friday of June

PNG Independence Day 16 September

Christmas Day 25 December

Boxing Day 26 December