Sri Lanka High Commission Public Holidays 2023

i 6th January 2023  (Friday)  Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day SL
ii 26th January 2023  (Thursday)  Australia Day AUS
iii 04th February 2023 (Saturday) Independence Day SL
iv 13th March 2023 (Monday) Canberra Day AUS
v 07th  April 2023 (Friday) Good Friday SL/AUS
vi 10th April 2023 (Monday)  Easter Monday AUS
vii 14th   April 2023 (Friday)  Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day SL
viii  22nd  April  2023 (Saturday) Ramazan Festival Day SL
ix 5th May 2023 (Friday) Vesak Full Moon Poya Day SL
x 29th May 2023(Monday) Reconciliation Day  AUS
xi 12th  June 2023 (Monday)  Birthday of the Sovereign AUS
xii 03rd  July 2023 (Monday) Adhi Esala Full Moon Poya Day SL
xiii 29th September 2023 (Friday) Binara Full Moon Poya Day  SL
xiv 02nd  October 2023 (Monday)  Labour Day AUS
xv 12th November 2023 (Sunday) Deepavali Festival Day  SL
xvi  25th December 2023 (Monday) Christmas Day SL/AUS
xvii 26th December 2023 (Tuesday)  Boxing day AUS

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The Sri Lankan High Commission in Canberra would like to keep in touch with Sri Lankans and persons of Sri Lankan origin living in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and other Pacific Islands as well as Sri Lankan community organisations in those countries.

If you are a current/former Sri Lankan or an office bearer of a Sri Lankan community organisation we invite you to register with the High Commission.


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61 Hampton Circuit, Yarralumla, Canberra
ACT 2600

Tel: +61 2 6198 3756
Consular Inquiries: +61 2 6198 3762
Fax: +61 2 6198 3760


Office hours: Mon - Fri 9.00am - 4.45pm
Consular hours: Mon - Fri - 9.30 am - 1.30 p.m Inquiries after that can be sent by email. (Note: Public Holidays of the High Commission of Sri Lanka in Canberra – 2023)

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