Public holidays, sporting fixtures and many other series of events are often published in iCalendar (ICS) format online. You can subscribe to these so they are shown directly in your Fastmail calendar, and automatically updated if a new version is published.
Subscribe to a public calendar
To subscribe to a public calendar:
- Find the .ics URL of the public calendar you wish to subscribe to. A good search engine will help you here. Some governments publish an official ICS calendar for their public holidays; we've listed some of those below.
- Open the Settings → Calendars screen.
- Under Subscriptions, paste or type the URL into the text box.
- Click Subscribe to public calendar.
We'll check that this is a link to a valid calendar file, then create the calendar and sync over the events.
You can then rename the calendar and set its color in the calendar list.
Official public holiday calendars
If you have links to other official government public holiday calendars, feel free to let us know, and we'll update this page.
Quite a few calendar feeds can be found online.
(Other states do not appear to publish an official ICS calendar of their public holidays).