|1854||William Alexander Smith born.|
|1883||BB founded in Glosgow – October 4th|
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.|
|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.|
|1990||Australian B.B. Centenary Celebrations.|