Australian Government - Department of Health - Office of Hearing Services
Hearing Services Program

Public Holiday

This page provides information of Public Holidays and dates observed for 2020.

Hearing Services Program Public Holiday Message 

The Department will be closed on the dates shown in the table below.

The Hearing Services Program inbox will be unmonitored, and the contact centre will be shut. 

Normal business will resume the following business day at 8:30am (AEST/AEDT).

Public Holiday

Dates Observed 2020

Christmas/New Year period 3pm Tuesday 24th December 2019 to Wednesday 1st January 2020
Australia Day Monday 27th January 2020
Canberra Day Monday 9th March 2020
Easter Long weekend 3pm Thursday 9th April 2020 to Monday 13th April 2020
ANZAC Day Monday 27th April 2020
Reconciliation Day Monday 1st June 2020
Queen’s Birthday Monday 8th June 2020
Labour Day Monday 5th October 2020
Christmas/New Year period 3pm on Thursday 24th December 2020 to Friday 1st January 2021

Should you experience issues logging onto the Hearing Services Online portal please email ITServiceDesk@health.gov.au for assistance and copy hearing@health.gov.au advising that there is an issue with the HSO Portal. For further information please see the system outages factsheet.

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