IMPORTANT UPDATE: 2023 Canterbury Mother’s Day Breakfast | 6:45am – 8:45am, Friday 12 May @ Our Yalburru Café Precinct

Dear All,

Thanks for the HUGE response to our event invitation below.

With 469 guests in 2021 and 550 guests in 2022, we are breaking new ground at 749 RSVPed guests already as at 2pm today – Thursday 4 May!

With this much bigger number in mind, unfortunately we have to cap the event at 800 guests for catering, space and budgetary reasons, and to deliver a quality service event for all attendees.

5:30PM UPDATE: This event is now fully booked out!

If ANY parents, carers, siblings or students are no longer attending, please email Canterbury’s Communications Director Stephen Buckley with your booking name/s, so he can remove your reservation/s and help some other (hopeful) Canterbury parents sitting on the event waiting list – THANK YOU! EMAIL –

We are also pleased to announce we now have gifts for the first 300 Mums, based on the overwhelming response to our annual breakfast.

Finally, to avoid the situation where students are queuing for Boost Juice or Gourmet Coffee Van beverages independently of this event, all Canterbury students will need to present a ticket to these vendors to be served.

These tickets can ONLY be collected by entering the event with your mother or parent or carer – at which time your FREE ticket will be given to you.

It is our Mother’s Day Breakfast afterall, so we really want our students coming along and sitting with their Mum or parent/s or carer/s, and saying thanks for everything they do.

Of course, Mums, parents, carers and any non-Canterbury siblings don’t require a ticket – just current Canterbury students obviously wearing their school uniform.

We look forward to seeing you all on Friday morning 12 May!

What: 2023 Canterbury Mother’s Day Breakfast.

When: 6:45am – 8:45am, Friday 12 May 2023.

Where: Yalburru Community Café Precinct – Canterbury College.

Who: For ALL Canterbury Mums With Their Families.

Hosts: Canterbury College Executive & Management Teams.

Cost: FREE!

Best Parking: Via Junior School High Road Gate – High Road, Waterford.

Dress Code: Adults & Non-Canterbury Siblings – Smart Casual | ALL Canterbury Students – School Uniform.


FREE Beverages: Yalburru Community Café AND Barista Coffee Vans for espresso coffee or hot tea, plus various chilled bottled juices.

FREE Boost Juice Truck: Serving smoothies, juices and blends!

FREE Breakfast: Full tasty menu coming soon…

Entertainment: LIVE background music supplied by the Canterbury Music Faculty.

Floral Photo Backdrop.

Seating: Yalburru Community Café and School Canteen Deck, plus picnic tables and blankets on the surrounding lawns.

PLUS FREE Mother’s Day Gifts for the first 300 Mums!


Please join us at the ‘Social Hub’ of our College campus – the Yalburru Community Café on the Friday morning before Mother’s Day on Sunday 14 May.

At our Mother’s Day Breakfast you can check out:

  • Our Yalburru Community Café – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC every weekday morning and for Saturday JTAS/TAS Home Game Rounds.
  • Our Junior School Adventure Playground.
  • Our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden – feel free to ‘clip and collect’ some herbs to take home.
  • Our Canterbury Taipans Aquatic, Tennis & Athletics Centre.
  • Our exciting Campus Master Plan improvements in progress!

And grab your FREE Canterbury Café Loyalty Card for super cheap coffee and tea refills at every visit.

See you there and then!