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
CGMS Media Releases

Congrats Ross!

OUR GRIFFITH AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNER AT a well attended public ceremony staged this afternoon at Souths Leagues Club, West End, Canon Garland Memorial Society Incorporated Vice-President, Ross Hielscher, was presented with a Griffith Australia Day Award by the Federal Member for Griffith, Ms Terri Butler MP. Here is what the Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
CGMS Media Releases

Congrats Constantine!

The Australia Day Achievement Award citation for Constantine (Con) Drozdovskii Born to a Russian father and Greek mother, Con moved to Brisbane as a child and has now become a spokesperson for the Ethnic Russian Community. Proud of his Russian Orthodox Christian faith, over the past 50 years Con has Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
CGMS Media Releases

Canon Garland Place unveiled

ATTENTION NEWSROOMS: Council continues to honour ANZAC heroes Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today unveil two major commemorative projects that honour Australia’s fallen war heroes ahead of Remembrance Day. A new lawn at Toowong Cemetery will be opened and officially named after the ‘architect of ANZAC Day’, Canon David Garland. Read more…

From The Secretary, ago