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
Foundations of ANZAC Day

Barambah enlists

HALF-CASTE RECRUITS. MURGON, May 14.– Chaplain Lieut.-Colonel Garland [ David John Garland ], accompanied by Mr. J.W. Bleakley [ John William Bleakley ], Chief Protector of Aboriginals, and Recruiting Sergeants Saville, Foster and Jones, visited the Barambah Aboriginal settlement today for the purpose of recruiting half-castes [sic] as reinforcements for the Australian Imperial Read more…

By The Garland Collection, ago