The Australian Brass Band Championships 
    
 
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The Australian Brass Band Championships

Year Location Champion Band Conductor Test Piece
2007IvanhoeBrisbane ExcelsiorHoward TaylorTerra Australis (Martin Ellerby) + ?
2006 Brisbane ExcelsiorHoward TaylorVariations on an Enigma (Philip Sparke) + Music of the Spheres (Sparke)
2005AdelaideBrisbane Excelsior Tristan Encounter (M Ellerby) + Paganini Variations (Wilby)
2004 HawthornTom PaulinChivalry (M Ellerby)
2003NewcastleWaitakere City "Trusts" BrassAndy SnellHarmony Music (P Sparke) + Jazz (P Wilby)
2002GeelongKensington and NorwoodBruce RaymondWinds of Change (B Broadstock) + Tallis Variations (P Sparke)
2001BrisbaneDalewool-Auckland BrassNigel WeeksTallis Variations (P Sparke) + Paganini Variations (P Wilby)
2000LauncestonKew BandMark FordEndeavour (P Sparke) + Devil & Deep Blue Sea (Bourgeois)
1999MelbourneHawthornR. JohnsonOn Alderly Edge
1998 Kew BandMark FordIsiah 40 + Of Men and Mountains
1997Newcastle Foster's Auckland Brass (NZ)  
1996SydneyFosters Auckland.   
1995BrisbaneHawthornK. MacDonaldBallet for Band - J. Horowitz
1994MelbourneHawthornK. MacDonald 
1993LauncestonHawthornK. MacDonald 
1992SydneyKensington and Norwood   
1991AdelaideHawthorn  
1990MelbourneHawthorn Seascapes - R. Steadman-Allen
1989IpswichWilloughby  
1988SydneyWanganui  
1987LauncestonHawthorn  
1986AdelaideHawthornK MacdonaldBlitz - D Bourgeois
1985MelbourneHawthorn  
1984CanberraWilloughby  
1983SydneyContinental Airlines   
1982TownsvilleWilloughby  
1981BurnieHawthornL HicksPlantagenets - E Gregson
1980Mt GambierSkellerup-Woolston   
1979PerthHawthornL. Hicks 
1978MelbourneWilloughby  
1977WaggaHawthornL. HicksJourney into Freedom - E Ball
1976SouthportHawthornL. HicksThe Plantagenets - E. Gregson
1975SydneyHawthornL. HicksEmbassy - A. Street
1974HobartFootscray-Yarraville M. Simpson 
1973TanundaFootscray-Yarraville M. Simpson 
1972BallaratFootscray-Yarraville M. Simpson 
1971Maryborough (Q)Malvern  
1970SydneyMelbourne Fire Brigade   
1969LauncestonMalvern  
1968TanundaMelbourne Fire Brigade   
1967BallaratKensington and Norwood   
1966DubboWollongong  
1965RockhamptonSouth Brisbane Federal   
1964BallaratMalvern  
1963AdelaideBarrier Industrial Union   
1962BallaratMalvern  
1961DubboBarrier Industrial Union   
1960ToowoombaMaryborough Federal   
1959PerthMalvern  
1958CairnsSouth Brisbane Federal   
1957TanundaTanunda  
1956BallaratSt John Ambulance (NSW)   
1955SydneySt John Ambulance (NSW)   
1954 No contest due to polio epidemic   
1953SydneySt John Ambulance (NSW)   
1952IpswichMaryborough Federal  
1951BallaratSt John Ambulance (NSW)   
1950AdelaideSt John Ambulance  
1949??  
1948KogarahSt John Ambulance (NSW)   
1947Maryborough (Q)Maryborough Fed.   
1946??  
1945SydneyRAAF  
1944 No contest  
1943 No contest  
1942 No contest  
1941 No contest  
1940 No contest  
1939 No contest  
1938at SydneyMelbourne Fire Brigade