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
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Welcome!

Canon Garland Memorial (formerly known as the “Canon Garland Memorial Society” or “CGMS”) welcomes you. Canon Garland Memorial – ANZAC Day Origins was officially unveiled, dedicated and handed over by CGMS to the People of the City of Brisbane in a ceremony at Brisbane’s Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, heralding Centenary of ANZAC Day commemorations Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
About this site

Thanks.

Canon Garland Memorial Society Incorporated was a charitable organisation registered with the Australian Government’s Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (the “ACNC”) and, as such, was permitted to display the ACNC tick. Those days are now over and soon our group’s listing on the ACNC list of eligible charities will disappear. Thank you Read more…

By The Archives, 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…

By 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…

By The Archives, ago