- 18 March 1863
- Welfare organisation
The Society was formed at a meeting on 18 March 1863, held at the request of the Brighton Municipal Council, of the Brighton representatives on the Committee of the St. Kilda and Brighton Ladies Benevolent Society. Its chief object was to 'relieve the wants of the poor, especially females'. The Society continues to assist in cases of hardship referred by government and other agencies.
(Source: Historical Note University of Melbourne Archives)