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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 2025May 11, 2025 Sunday19392
Mother's Day 2026May 10, 2026 Sunday19756
Mother's Day 2027May 9, 2027 Sunday181120
Mother's Day 2028May 14, 2028 Sunday191491
Mother's Day 2029May 13, 2029 Sunday191855
Mother's Day 2030May 12, 2030 Sunday192219
Mother's Day 2031May 11, 2031 Sunday192583
Mother's Day 2032May 9, 2032 Sunday192947
Mother's Day 2033May 8, 2033 Sunday183311
Mother's Day 2034May 14, 2034 Sunday193682
Mother's Day 2035May 13, 2035 Sunday194046
Mother's Day 2036May 11, 2036 Sunday194410
Mother's Day 2037May 10, 2037 Sunday194774
Mother's Day 2038May 9, 2038 Sunday185138
Mother's Day 2039May 8, 2039 Sunday185502

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