Historical information

The Austin Hospital in Melbourne established a Spinal Injuries Unit in 1957, and soon after helped pioneer the development of wheelchair sports in Australia.

Physical description

Black and white photo of wheelchair athletes at the Austin Hospital in 1960, along with a label attached naming those in the photograph.

Inscriptions & markings

The label attached to the photo has the following:

Balcony W*d (Ward?) 17 Austin 1960.
Left to right: Kevin Coombs, Ron Hepburn, Fred Martin, Robin Luas, Graeme Philp, Brian Bird, Gordon Burch.

The reverse of the photo contains the same text (written in pen), except with Graeme Philp written as Graeme "Phillp".