Our Canon Garland Memorial. scrapbook boasts some gems of awareness-raising as our journey has continued.
For media statements issued by the former Canon Garland Memorial Society Incorporated, and since, click on Media Releases.
Below are links to some of our favourite clippings. Thank you to the authors and their editors for bringing these mentions of the life, works and enormous legacy of the “Reverend Gentleman” to light.
- Anzac Day Precinct Mount Coot-tha YouTube Channel (please subscribe!), “Trip Summary WIP”. 17 October 2019
- Anglican Focus, “New Honour for the ‘Architect of Anzac Day’.” 15 October 2019
- Anzac Day Precinct Mount Coot-tha YouTube Channel, “Special Thank You to Peter Collins, from David Ratcliff and Liz Binks, for Canon Garland Memorial Works.” 14 October 2019
- Anzac Day Precinct Mount Coot-tha YouTube Channel, “Interview by Rebecca Levingston (host of ABC Radio Brisbane 612 4QR Mornings) with David Ratcliff, 10 October 2019.” 10 October 2019
- Anzac Day Precinct Mount Coot-tha YouTube Channel, “Canon Garland Overpass Naming on 9 October 2019, featuring the State Member for Mount Ommaney, Jess Pugh MP, and David Ratcliff.” 9 October 2019
- Councillor James Mackay of the Brisbane City Council hosts a civic tree-planting ceremony to honour the memory of the Reverend Canon David John Garland OBE VD, “Canon Garland Pectoral Cross Presentation at the Canon Garland Civic Tree-Planting Ceremony.” 9 October 2019
- The Brisbane Times, “Tiny Cross ‘With Splinters from Jesus’ Crucifixion’ Coming to Brisbane.” 26 September 2019
- The Anglican Church Southern Queensland YouTube Channel honours Canon Garland and explains why he is identified with the national day of remembrance that is Anzac Day. Lest we forget. “Canon Garland: ‘The Architect’ of Anzac Day”. 23 April 2019
- Anglican Church Southern Queensland, A book that tells the story of the last flag flown at Anzac Cove, which is on permanent display in St John’s Cathedral, was recently launched by Governor Paul de Jersey AC. 19 December 2018
- Anglican Focus, “Extraordinary Stained Glass Window to Honour the Anzacs.” 28 November 2018
- Denzil Scrivens, “The Gallipoli Flag: The Discovery of a National Treasure.” 6 November 2018
- Adrian Gibbs explains “A Piece of History.” 3 October 2018
- Michael Rogers, “Canon Garland’s Historical Pectoral Cross Visits Brisbane.” 31 October 2018
- Michael Rogers and Adrian Gibb, discuss a special moment for the Anglican Church Southern Queensland when “Canon Garland’s Historical Pectoral Cross Visits Brisbane.” 31 October 2018
- Toowong News ran an item about the Queensland Parliament E-Petition circulated by Peter Rasey – “Petition to Rename Toowong Cycle Pedestrian Overpass Launched.” August-October 2018
- Quadrant Online. Dr David Wetherell’s review of Kenneth Stanley Inglis’s 2008 book, Sacred Places: War Memorials in the Australian Landscape, in “Erasing Religion from Military History.” 8 July 2018
- The Brisbane Times’s Tony Moore, reports on how the Brisbane City Council acted to reinstate The Sword of the Spirit on the 1924-built Cross of Sacrifice in Canon Garland Place “Anzac Day Architect’s Vandalised Memorial Restored for 2018 Commemoration.” 22 October 2018
- The Brisbane Times’s Tony Moore reintroduced us to a legend. Meet the Brisbane Priest Who Created Anzac Day As We Know It.” 24 April 2017
- Anglican Church South Queensland, What’s in Store at the Diocesan Archives. The Reverend Dr John A. Moses’s 2017 address at St John’s Cathedral about some of Brisbane’s Great War chaplains is referenced, but the associated URL appears broken.
- ABC News, “Architect of Anzac Day’ Remembered in Brisbane Service, Grave Restored.” 19 October 2014
- Honest History, “…John A. Moses talks about Garland here, also touching on aspects of Anzac commemoration generally. The modern website of the Anzac Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland, of which Garland was the original driving force and secretary, is here. There is a brief history of the Committee. A Canon Garland Memorial Society has been established in Queensland to fund, design and build a memorial to him…” 2015
- Boggo Road Gaol, “The First Anzac Day: Canon David John Garland.” 14 October 2014
- The Brisbane Times, “Push to Remember Brisbane Clergyman’s Role in Anzac History.” 16 July 2013