Brother International Australia was established in 1977 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Brother Industries, which was founded in 1908 in Japan. With a head office located in Sydney and State offices nationally throughout Australia, Brother has grown from humble beginnings to a diversified multinational corporation.
1977 - 2018
Brother International (Aust) Pty. Ltd. is established in Australia.
Brother Singapore begins local distribution of home sewing machines.
Brother is the first to launch the Laser Multi-Function Centre (MFC).
Brother is a major sponsor of Quilts 2000, a Paralympics fund raising initiative.
Brother International Australia becomes a proud sponsor of the ‘Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' recycling program.
Brother Australia relocates its head office from Khartoum Rd, to Talavera Rd Macquarie Park, Sydney, NSW.
Earthwatch, an environmental institute that Brother Australia is proud to partner with, wins the Australian Prime Minister's Environmentalist of the Year Award.
Brother partners with the Blacktown Relay For Life event to raise funds for cancer research and support. Brother staff and family members volunteer their time on the weekend to participate in the event and raise much needed funds each year.
Brother Australia sets up its Corporate Solutions team, to service businesses by tailoring solutions to specific industry needs.
Brother Australia joins the Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP), to provide a free national e-waste recycling service for Australian consumers.
Brother Australia launches "Brother for Sisters" and is proud to become a diamond partner of The National Breast Cancer Foundation, supporting research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer.
Brother International Australia celebrates 40 years.