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Canon Garland Overpass

JOIN the campaign to see the Queenslander who gave Anzac Day to the world prominently honoured in Brisbane’s western suburbs in 2019. In the wake of an E-Petition to the Queensland State Parliament, the Transport and Main Roads Department is considering community-led submissions calling for an official rebadging of the Read more…

From Peter Collins, ago
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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…

From Peter Collins, ago
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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…

From The Archives, ago
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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 Archives, ago
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Canon Garland Place unveiled

ATTENTION NEWSROOMS: Council continues to honour ANZAC heroes Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today unveil two major commemorative projects that honour Australia’s fallen war heroes ahead of Remembrance Day. A new lawn at Toowong Cemetery will be opened and officially named after the ‘architect of ANZAC Day’, Canon David Garland. Read more…

From The Archives, ago