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Mother's Day Australia : Second Sunday in May

 Like in most countries in the world, Mother's Day in Australia is celebrated on the second Sunday of the month May. Mother's Day is not an official public holiday.


People in Australia have family reunions to honour their mums and celebrate motherhood. Gift giving has become part of the Mother's Day celebrations. A truly Australian Mother's Day gift is the Chrysanthemum. This flower is naturally in season in the month May and it's name ends in "mum" which makes it the perfect gift. Men also use Chrysanthemums as "boutonnière", a decorative flower in the lapels of a jacket or coat. Wearing the Chrysanthemum on Mother's Day is another way for men to show respect and appreciation for mothers. See also Father's Day.


HolidayDateWeek numberDays to go
Mother's Day 2020May 10, 2020 Sunday19567
Mother's Day 2021May 9, 2021 Sunday18931
Mother's Day 2022May 8, 2022 Sunday181295
Mother's Day 2023May 14, 2023 Sunday191666
Mother's Day 2024May 12, 2024 Sunday192030
Mother's Day 2025May 11, 2025 Sunday192394
Mother's Day 2026May 10, 2026 Sunday192758
Mother's Day 2027May 9, 2027 Sunday183122
Mother's Day 2028May 14, 2028 Sunday193493
Mother's Day 2029May 13, 2029 Sunday193857
Mother's Day 2030May 12, 2030 Sunday194221
Mother's Day 2031May 11, 2031 Sunday194585
Mother's Day 2032May 9, 2032 Sunday194949
Mother's Day 2033May 8, 2033 Sunday185313
Mother's Day 2034May 14, 2034 Sunday195684

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