Queen’s Birthday is a public holiday in all the states and territories of Australia. But The Queen’s birthday holiday date varies depending on which state and territory of Australia you are in.
In New South Wales, The Queen’s Birthday public holiday falls on the second Monday of June, which allows New South Wales to have a 3 day long weekend in June.
Australia celebrates Queen’s birthday because Australia is a constitutional monarchy with English monarch as the head of state.
Its a day off for the general population, schools and most businesses are closed.
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