St Barnabas' Church Years

New Russian church

THE Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, which was erected by the Russian community of Brisbane about nine months ago, to replace a small wooden building that had served them as a church for some years, will be officially opened and consecrated by the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Leaving Laidley

DEPARTURE OF THE REV. D.J. GARLAND FROM LAIDLEY. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] THE Rev. D.J. Garland [ David John Garland ] left Laidley for Grafton (New South Wales) last Sunday night [ 28 July 1889 ], by the mail train. Notwithstanding the late hour, some 30 friends met him at the station to 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
About this site

Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the Canon Garland Memorial Society Incorporated (the “CGMS”), a community-based, not-for-profit group established in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on a volunteer basis. On Friday, 22 April 2016, Canon Garland Memorial – ANZAC Day Origins was officially unveiled, dedicated and handed over to the People of the City of Brisbane in a ceremony Read more…

From Peter Collins, ago
About this site

A Charity

The Canon Garland Memorial Society Incorporated is a charitable organisation registered with the Australian Government’s Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (the “ACNC”) and, as such, is permitted to display the ACNC tick. The ACNC has developed the Tick of Charity Registration for registered charities to show the public that they are registered with the Read more…

From Peter Collins, ago