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…

From The Secretary, 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…

From Peter Collins, ago
Consolidating the Tradition

Anzac Day 2018 at Windsor

Anzac ‘spirit burns brighter, year by year’ – Trevor Evans MP THE Hon. Tim Nicholls MP, Member for Clayfield; Cr David McLachlan, Councillor for Hamilton Ward; Cr Andrew Wines, Councillor for Enoggera Ward; Distinguished guests, Returned veterans, Service Men and Women, Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, May I acknowledge the traditional Read more…

From The Secretary, ago