Richie Benaud 1930-2015. Cricket icon, Australian Test captain and the 'voice of cricket'. Image via National Archives of Australia.

Richie Benaud Cricket icon, Australian Test captain and the 'voice of cricket'. Image via National Archives of Australia.

From the Fairfax archives: Mal Meninga and Wally Lewis ahead of the very first State of Origin game in 1980

We just dug this photo out of the Fairfax archives: Mal Meninga and Wally Lewis ahead of the very first State of Origin game in 1980

Metropolitan-Caloundra Surf Lifesavers marching in a parade on the beach at Caloundra, 1938 #vintage #beach #queensland #surflifesaving #caloundra #history #1930s

Metropolitan-Caloundra Surf Lifesavers marching in a parade on the beach at Caloundra, 1938 #vintage #beach #queensland #surflifesaving #caloundra #history #1930s

Studio portrait of four female tennis players, 1907.

WOMENS' TENNIS UNIFORMS: Studio portrait of four female tennis players, This is not a formal ware portrait. They are wearing their tennis "costumes.

Bradman during his first tour of England in 1930.  Courtesy Bradman Museum Trust Collection Bowral.

A young Don Bradman in his baggy green cap and Aussie Blazer. I wish this sporting fashion made a comeback. A blazer like this looks great. It is on show in the South Australian State Library Exhibit.

Bradman with his first bat, pictured in 1926 after making a district record 300 runs. Courtesy Bradman Museum Trust Collection Bowral.

Bradman with his first bat, pictured in 1926 after making a district record 300 runs.

Sydney Cricket Ground, Saturday 14 December 1901 / by unknown photographer    Notes: Find out more about our passion for cricket at Discover Collections - Cricket in Australia: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/society_art/cricke...    From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au    Persistent url: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=153370

Scenes of the crowd at the Sydney Cricket Ground during the first test between Australia and England which began on 13 December Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

A boy playing cricket at 'Warrawee'. Ormond, Victoria Australia, circa 1930

A boy playing cricket at 'Warrawee'. Place & Date Depicted: Ormond, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930 Photographer: C Henshaw, circa 1930

Mina Wylie, Coogee, 1913

Mina Wylie, a Dutch Olympic swimmer photographed in 1912 wearing her surprisingly modern-looking swimsuit. I thought swimwear was much more modest at this time, perhaps its because she’s an athlete…?


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