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Two for one – NT Govt to make Boxing Day a public holiday – both Saturday and Monday | Katherine Times


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The NT Government will declare Boxing Day (Saturday, December 26) a public holiday. Under current legislation, if Boxing Day falls on a Saturday, the public holiday is observed on the following Monday and there is no official public holiday on the Saturday. Despite this declaration, Monday, December 28 will stay a public holiday as well. The Territory is one of only three jurisdictions which does not recognise both the Saturday and the Monday as public holidays. For 2020, the NT will join the majority of states and territories in Australia by making both December 26 and December 28 public holidays. The Government will enact a legislative instrument to declare…



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