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
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
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…

From The Secretary, 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…

From The Secretary, ago