Labour Day is a public holiday in NSW that will be observed on Monday, 7 October 2024, in Sydney.
Labour Day is observed to reflect on the social and political movement back in the 1850s to secure an 8-hour working day for all Australians.
Labour Day 2024, NSW Public Holiday, Shops Open & Things To Do, Sydney
As Labour Day is a public holiday, you will find some smaller stores and cafes closed; however, larger supermarkets and shopping malls remain open. Movie theatres remain open, as do restaurants, petrol stations, and many attractions in Sydney, such as the Taronga Zoo, Sydney Sea Life Aquarium, Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb.
Head into the city and walk around the beautiful Sydney Harbour, or go on a boat tour out on the water. There are many fun activities in Sydney, so make the most of the beautiful weather, get outside, and enjoy the three-day holiday!
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