History of Rugby League Administration
1907
Formation of the New South Wales Rugby League.
1908
Formation of the Queensland Rugby Association (later Queensland Rugby League). 
1924
Formation of the Australian Board of Control (forerunner to the Australian Rugby League) in Sydney, which is charged with fostering the game on an international level.
1934
Formation of the Country Rugby League of NSW. 
1967
Australian Board of Control becomes the Australian Rugby League. 
1983
Formation of a full-time Australian Rugby League secretariat in Sydney, with Ken Arthurson as Chairman and Bob Abbott as General Manager.
1984
First meeting of the newly incorporated NSWRL nine-man Board of Directors.
1995
For the first time, the ARL takes over the running of the new 20-team competition from the NSWRL.
1997
The ARL and News Limited's Super League run separate competitions.
1997
Historic series of meetings at Sydney Football Stadium in December brings about a peace deal between ARL and Super League. 
1998
Formation of the NRL Partnership between News Limited and the ARL to run the NRL competition and the game's key revenue rights.
2012
Formation of the ARL Commission.