Consolidating the Tradition

Bulimba's ANZAC Day

ABOVE: This item about Bulimba-Hawthorne Sub-Branch of The Returned Sailors’ and Soldiers’ Imperial League of Australia’s Anzac Day plans appeared in “The Brisbane Courier” on Anzac Day, 25 April 1930 (page 15). The district would stage its “customary pilgrimage” on Sunday afternoon, 27 April 1930, and Canon Garland was to provide “the guidance”. The night’s commemoration address Read more…

By The Secretary, ago
Consolidating the Tradition

ANZAC Day debated

ANZAC Day as ‘sacred’ holiday – the 1928 debate Mr. KERR [ James Stevingstone Kerr, Member for Enoggera, National United Country-National, Government Whip ]: “I desire to bring before the Committee a matter that comes under the jurisdiction of the Premier – that is, the question of ANZAC Day.” OPPOSITION MEMBERS: “Hear, hear!” Mr. Read more…

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Formative Years

Christmas Eve on 4QG

WIRELESS WAVES. CHRISTMAS PROGRAMMES. ADVANCE programme from station 4QG show that special efforts have been made to provide a good service during the period December 24  [ 1927 ] to January 1 [ 1928 ] inclusive. On Christmas Eve the evening session will begin at 6 o’clock, and this station will Read more…

By The Secretary, ago