Recently the Palaszczuk Government passed legislation to establish a part-day public holiday on Christmas Eve, starting this year.

The Holidays and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 was passed by the Queensland Parliament, making amendments to legislation for a part-day public holiday for six hours from 6pm on Christmas Eve.

To read the official media statement, please visit http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/11/27/christmas-eve-partday-public-holiday-becomes-a-reality

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