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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 2016May 8, 2016 Sunday18-
Mother's Day 2017May 14, 2017 Sunday19112
Mother's Day 2018May 13, 2018 Sunday19476
Mother's Day 2019May 12, 2019 Sunday19840
Mother's Day 2020May 10, 2020 Sunday191204
Mother's Day 2021May 9, 2021 Sunday181568
Mother's Day 2022May 8, 2022 Sunday181932
Mother's Day 2023May 14, 2023 Sunday192303
Mother's Day 2024May 12, 2024 Sunday192667
Mother's Day 2025May 11, 2025 Sunday193031
Mother's Day 2026May 10, 2026 Sunday193395
Mother's Day 2027May 9, 2027 Sunday183759
Mother's Day 2028May 14, 2028 Sunday194130
Mother's Day 2029May 13, 2029 Sunday194494
Mother's Day 2030May 12, 2030 Sunday194858

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