Brisbane City Rollers (BCR), was the first Australian open-gender roller derby league, established in 2008 and officially incorporated in early 2009. Grass-roots saw BCR based in central Brisbane until better venue conditions and availability were found in Ipswich (to the west of the city).
Back in 2010 BCR partnered with surrounding leagues to create an Open Season bouting event that covers a majority of the year allowing home teams from surrounding local leagues to get together to compete and ‘share the derby love’ thanks to the combined efforts of Queensland Roller Derby League (QRDL) every year this event grows larger with more surrounding leagues joining in on the action.
Other major league events that the BCR league regularly participates in are the Queensland tournament Tropicarnage Cup, the national tournament The Great Southern Slam, and AMRD Nationals. Members of the league have represented Australia at Roller Derby World Cups.
There are several competitive derby teams across multiple divisions and competitiveness.
Brisbane city rollers is a recognised open-gender member of the Mens Roller Derby Association (MRDA), which is the International governing body for Mens flat track roller derby.
BCR offers fundamentals classes called Learn to Derby and Learn to Skate. BCR provides learning/training opportunities for skating and non-skating officials.