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CalendarData for Australia gives incorrect holidays

Posted 10 years ago

When I evaluate this:

DayRange[DateObject[{2014, 1, 1}], 
 DateObject[{2014, 12, 31}], "Holiday", 
 HolidayCalendar -> "Australia"]

I get some incorrect dates listed as Australian holidays.

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The problem seems to be that whoever or whatever collects these dates has failed to distinguish between national holidays and holidays for specific states or cities.

POSTED BY: Mike Honeychurch
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As far as I can tell, Jun 9, Aug 4 and Oct 6 do not belong, being regional holidays?

I've filed a report for the developers to take a look. Thank you for your feedback.

POSTED BY: Ilian Gachevski

Thanks. Maybe what is needed is the addition of state holidays as well as federal with a syntax such as

HolidayCalendar->{"Australia","NSW"} 
HolidayCalendar->{"Australia","Tasmania"} 

etc.

POSTED BY: Mike Honeychurch
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