1854 William Alexander Smith born.
1883 BB founded in Glosgow - October 4th
1886 First Camp.
1890 BB started in Australia, original 1st Melbourne Company
1893 Girls’ Brigade of Ireland started.
1895 B.B. started in W.A. - 1st Perth Company.
1896 B.B. started in N.S.W. - 1st Sydney Company.
1897 B.B. started in Queensland - 1st Mackay Company.
1898 B.B. started in Tasmania - 1st Launceston Company.
1899 Boys’ Life Brigade formed (united with BB in 1926)
B.B. started in S.A. - 1st Kent Town Company.
B.B. started in New Guinea - 1st Orokolo Company.
First Australian Council met.
1900 Girls’ Guildry started.
1901 Australian Federation.
1902 Girls’ Life Brigade started.
1908 Boy Scouts started.
1909 William Smith knighted.
1913 King’s Badge (now Queen’s) introduced. 1st Brisbane Company started.
1914 Founder, Sir W Smith, died May 10th, World War I starts.
1915 Founder’s Day inaugurated.
1917 Boy Reserves started (known as The Life Boys from 1926 and The Boys’ Brigade No.1 Section from 1967).
1918 World War I ends.
1921 B.B. Week started.
1929 New 1st Melbourne and 1st Sydney companies started. The Great Depression starts.
1935 The Boys’ Brigade in New South Wales and South Australia adopted the title The British Empire Boys’ Brigade.
1939 Sydney Battalion formed.World War II starts.
1945 World War II ends.
1948 Provisional Federal Advisory Committee formed.
1954 B.B. started in ACT - 1st Canberra Company.
1958 Formation of present Australian Council.
1962 1st Pan Australian Camp, Narrabeen, NSW (Pan Australian Camps have been held every 3 years) Pacific Regional Fellowship formed.
1963 International Camp Scotland.
1966 B.B. World Conference formed.Decimal Currency adopted.
1970 The Boys’ Brigade Australia title adopted.
1975 Papua New Guinea gains independence.
1983 B.B. World Centenary.
1988 Australian Bicentenary.
1990 Australian B.B. Centenary Celebrations.
Peter Shave (25 Jul 2006)