This year on Remembrance Day and Defence Sunday, we remember our Defence Force Chaplains and the important pastoral care work they do with our military personnel and veterans
The renaming of a Brisbane commuter overpass to honour Canon David Garland was the culmination of a long and concerted community campaign
The Rev’d Canon David Garland has long been regarded as ‘the architect’ of Anzac Day, and is a revered figure in the history of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane. In this video, the Anglican Church Southern Queensland honours Canon Garland and explains why he is identified with the national day of remembrance that is Anzac Day. Lest we forget.
The Anglican Dean of Brisbane explores World War I poetry in this thought-provoking Anzac Day reflection: “As the war went on, the poetry became more earthy, visceral and complex. This was driven by one aim, the desire for truth-telling. And for that truth-telling to reveal the reality that the authors felt was masked by the nationalistic and sentimentalist poetry.”