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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.

 

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Mother's Day 2026May 10, 2026 Sunday191317
Mother's Day 2027May 9, 2027 Sunday181681
Mother's Day 2028May 14, 2028 Sunday192052
Mother's Day 2029May 13, 2029 Sunday192416
Mother's Day 2030May 12, 2030 Sunday192780
Mother's Day 2031May 11, 2031 Sunday193144
Mother's Day 2032May 9, 2032 Sunday193508
Mother's Day 2033May 8, 2033 Sunday183872
Mother's Day 2034May 14, 2034 Sunday194243
Mother's Day 2035May 13, 2035 Sunday194607
Mother's Day 2036May 11, 2036 Sunday194971
Mother's Day 2037May 10, 2037 Sunday195335
Mother's Day 2038May 9, 2038 Sunday185699
Mother's Day 2039May 8, 2039 Sunday186063
Mother's Day 2040May 13, 2040 Sunday196434
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