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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 2023May 14, 2023 Sunday191362
Mother's Day 2024May 12, 2024 Sunday191726
Mother's Day 2025May 11, 2025 Sunday192090
Mother's Day 2026May 10, 2026 Sunday192454
Mother's Day 2027May 9, 2027 Sunday182818
Mother's Day 2028May 14, 2028 Sunday193189
Mother's Day 2029May 13, 2029 Sunday193553
Mother's Day 2030May 12, 2030 Sunday193917
Mother's Day 2031May 11, 2031 Sunday194281
Mother's Day 2032May 9, 2032 Sunday194645
Mother's Day 2033May 8, 2033 Sunday185009
Mother's Day 2034May 14, 2034 Sunday195380
Mother's Day 2035May 13, 2035 Sunday195744
Mother's Day 2036May 11, 2036 Sunday196108
Mother's Day 2037May 10, 2037 Sunday196472

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