Key Dates 2021 Calendar

** TBC – dates/info may be subject to change

BUS INDUSTRY – AUSTRALIA & INTERNATIONAL KEY DATES 2021
JANUARY 
1New Year’s Day
26Australia Day
FEBRUARY
8 Royal Hobart Regatta (Hobart, Tas)
18BusNSW AGM/Board of Management/Delegates Forum
23BusVic Branch Meetings (Wodonga Lunch & Myrtleford Dinner, Vic)
24BusVic Branch Meetings (Shepparton Lunch & Swan Hill Dinner, Vic)
25BusVic Branch Meeting (Ouyen Lunch, Vic)
24Launceston Cup (Launceston, Tas)
MARCH
1Labour Day (WA)
1-5BusNSW Regional Seminars (Northern NSW)
8Canberra Day (ACT) | Adelaide Cup Day (SA) | Labour Day (Vic) | Eight Hours Day (Tas)
10BusVic Branch Meetings (Bairnsdale Dinner, Vic)
11BusVic Branch Meetings (Leongatha Dinner, Vic)
15-19BusNSW Regional Seminars (Southern NSW)
16-18APTA Mobility Conference (Virtual Event)
17APTIA IR Breakfast – Brisbane
23BusVic Branch Meetings (Ballarat Lunch & Hamilton Dinner, Vic)
24BusVic Branch Meetings (Horsham Lunch & Bendigo Dinner, Vic)
APRIL
4Daylight Savings Ends (3am) (ACT, NSW, SA, Tas & Vic)
2-6Easter P/H – Fri: All States | Sat: All States (except Tas & WA) | Sun: All States (except NT, SA, Tas, WA) | Mon: All States | Tue: (Tas Government only)
9BIC Council Meeting (Sea World, Gold Coast)
9-10QBIC Annual Conference & Gala Dinner (Sea World, Gold Coast)
25Anzac Day
26Anzac Day Holiday -All States (except VIC, NSW, Tas)
MAY
3Labour Day (Qld) | May Day (NT)
10BusNSW Board of Management (Teams)
17BusNSW Delegates Forum (Teams)
28-29TasBus Conference & Dinner (Hobart, Tas)
31Reconciliation Day (ACT)
JUNE
3QBIC- Partner Forum Brisbane
4QBIC – Regional Member Forum & Workshop Toowoomba
7Western Australia Day (WA)
14Queen’s Birthday (all states except WA & Qld)
17BusNSW Associate Member Seminar
23APTIA IR Breakfast – Melbourne
28BIC Council Meeting (Melbourne)
28-29BusVic Maintenance Conference & Trade Show (Melbourne Show Grounds)
JULY
2Alice Springs Show Day (Alice Springs, NT)
9Tennant Creek Show Day (Tennant Creek, NT)
17QBIC – Regional Member Forum & Workshop Gympie
16Katherine Show Day (Katherine, NT)
23Darwin Show Day (Darwin, NT)
AUGUST
2Picnic Day (NT)
11Show Day Public Holiday (Brisbane-Qld)
14QBIC – Regional Member Forum & Workshop Mareeba
16BusNSW Board of Management/ Delegates Forum
20Borroloola Show Day (Borroloola, NT)
26BusNSW Young Leaders Forum (Sydney)
SEPTEMBER
5-10Thredbo 17 Conference (Kobe, JPN)
7-9Bus & Coach Association New Zealand Conference (Invercargill, NZ)
15APTIA IR Breakfast – Sydney
21Bus Vic Management Forum & AGM
27Queen’s Birthday Holiday (WA)
24AFL Grand Final Holiday (Vic)**
29-30Australasia Bus & Coach Expo Sydney
OCTOBER
3Daylight Savings Starts (2am) (ACT, NSW, SA, Tas & Vic)
3-6APTA’s Specialised Workshops (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
4Labour Day (ACT, NSW & SA) | Queen’s Birthday (Qld)
7Royal Launceston Show (Tas)
10-14BusNSW Branch AGM’s & Regional Seminars (Southern NSW)
25-29BusNSW Branch AGM’s & Regional Seminars (Northern NSW)
15QBIC – Partner Forum Chinchilla
15Flinders Island Show (Tas)
16QBIC – Regional Member Forum & Workshop Chinchilla
21Royal Hobart Show (Tas)
NOVEMBER
1Recreation Day (Tas)
2Melbourne Cup Day (Vic)
7-10APTA’s TRANSform Conference & Expo (Orlando, FL, USA)
11BusNSW Associate Members Seminar
12BusNSW Platinum and Gold Partner’s Luncheon
21BIC AGM and BIC Council Meeting (Brisbane)
21-24BIC National Annual Conference, Brisbane Sofitel Hotel
26Devonport Show (Tas)
DECEMBER
3Bus Vic Women on Board
4QBIC – Christmas Event
6BusNSW Delegates Forum/Board of Management Meeting/Christmas Function
14-17
24Christmas Eve 7pm to midnight (NT & SA) 6pm to midnight (Qld)
25Christmas Day
26Boxing Day – All States (except NT & Tas)| Proclamation Day (SA)
27Additional Public Holiday for Christmas Day – All States
28Additional Public Holiday for Boxing Day – All States | Proclamation Day (SA)
31New Year’s Eve (SA & NT 7pm to midnight)
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1-4 MayAPTA Mobility Conference (Columbus, OH, USA)
9-12 OctAPTA TRANSform Conference (Seattle, WA, USA)
6-9 NovBIC National Annual Conference, Rotorua Events Convention Centre **
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