Formative Years

Leaving Laidley

DEPARTURE OF THE REV. D.J. GARLAND FROM LAIDLEY. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] THE Rev. D.J. Garland [ David John Garland ] left Laidley for Grafton (New South Wales) last Sunday night [ 28 July 1889 ], by the mail train. Notwithstanding the late hour, some 30 friends met him at the station to Read more…

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At the Front

The Pectoral Cross

IN 1920 the Reverend Canon David John Garland was conferred the Order of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the form of a small, gold cross. In 1940 this priceless liturgical accessory, containing a holy relic, was bequeathed to a member of Canon Garland’s extended family in England. Every Read more…

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Consolidating the Tradition

Anzac Day 2018 at Windsor

Anzac ‘spirit burns brighter, year by year’ – Trevor Evans MP THE Hon. Tim Nicholls MP, Member for Clayfield; Cr David McLachlan, Councillor for Hamilton Ward; Cr Andrew Wines, Councillor for Enoggera Ward; Distinguished guests, Returned veterans, Service Men and Women, Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, May I acknowledge the traditional Read more…

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CGMS Media Releases

Congrats Ross!

OUR GRIFFITH AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNER AT a well attended public ceremony staged this afternoon at Souths Leagues Club, West End, Canon Garland Memorial Society Incorporated Vice-President, Ross Hielscher, was presented with a Griffith Australia Day Award by the Federal Member for Griffith, Ms Terri Butler MP. Here is what the Read more…

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CGMS Media Releases

Congrats Constantine!

The Australia Day Achievement Award citation for Constantine (Con) Drozdovskii Born to a Russian father and Greek mother, Con moved to Brisbane as a child and has now become a spokesperson for the Ethnic Russian Community. Proud of his Russian Orthodox Christian faith, over the past 50 years Con has Read more…

From The Secretary, ago