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
CGMS Media Releases

New E-petition circulating

UPDATE: CANON GARLAND OVERPASS BECAME A REALITY ON 9 OCTOBER 2019! Click here to find out more. ABOVE: No longer just a bikeway and pedestrian crossing, the nine-year-old “Toowong Cycle and Pedestrian Overpass” (adjacent to Legacy Way and straddling the Western Freeway) will soon link Toowong Cemetery’s Canon Garland Place Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
Formative Years

Anzac Day 2017 at Windsor

[ Every year since Brisbane’s Windsor War Memorial was officially unveiled on Anzac Day 1925, a kaleidoscope of State Governors, community and civic leaders, military representatives, Ministers of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, Members of the House of Representatives, Senators and Ministers of the Commonwealth Government have taken their turn at delivering Read more…

By The Archives, ago
The ANZAC Day Accolades

Senator Moore on Garland

SENATE ADJOURNMENT DEBATE: Senator for Queensland, Senator Claire Moore. 21:14h, Tuesday, 19 April 2016 Senator MOORE (Queensland) (21:14): This Friday, at Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park in Brisbane, there will be a ceremony to honour the work of Canon David John Garland, an energetic Dublin-born Orangeman who became known as “the architect Read more…

By The Archives, ago