CGMS Media Releases

Canon Garland Overpass won!

A COMMUNITY-BASED campaign to honour the memory of the Queenslander who gave Anzac Day to the world has culminated in the renaming of a bridge at Toowong. The Queensland Transport and Main Roads Department has consented to official rebadge the Toowong Cycle and Pedestrian Overpass to “Canon Garland Overpass” a year after Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
About this site

Welcome!

Canon Garland Memorial (formerly known as the “Canon Garland Memorial Society” or “CGMS”) welcomes you. Canon Garland Memorial – ANZAC Day Origins was officially unveiled, dedicated and handed over by CGMS to the People of the City of Brisbane in a ceremony at Brisbane’s Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, heralding Centenary of ANZAC Day commemorations Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
CGMS Media Releases

New E-petition circulating

Honouring the legend “Coo-ee!” Would you like to see the Queenslander who gave Anzac Day to the world prominently honoured in Brisbane’s western suburbs this Centenary of Armistice year? Click the link below to open the Queensland Parliament E-Petition and join the grassroots campaign to make this proposed tribute a Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
Consolidating the Tradition

The Birdwood Visit

ABOVE: This photo was taken of members of the Brisbane official reception party for General Birdwood (including the Mayor of Brisbane, Alderman James Francis Maxwell, at the centre of shot, in mayoral robes). From the State Library of Queensland Collection. Negative number: 142549. Parliamentary Banquet. Talk About Neutrality. Fine Tribute Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago