The ''Kuranulla Wahines'', on the beach at Cronulla, 1966. Photo: Bob Weeks
Bondi Beach, c.1890s. Photo: Tyrell Collection, The Powerhouse Museum
Bronte Ladies' Life Saving Brigade (formed in 1908). Photo courtesy of Bronte SLSC.
Female stock car motor racing drivers Miss A. McCarthy, Mrs M. Coglan and Miss M. O'Brien, share a cigarette at the Sydney Showground. November 22, 1955.
Waiting for Matilda? ... The Swagman. 1910. Photo by George Bell.
The men's room ... a Sydney pub in 1955 when a hotel's public bar was off-limits to women.
The eternally popular Harry's Cafe de Wheels, AKA Harry's Pie Stall, March 19, 1949.