2005 Australian Open, 1905-2005 PNC. One of the world's biggest sporting events, the Australian Open celebrates its centenary in 2005. The first tournament, known as the Australasian Tennis Championships, was played at the Warehousemen's Cricket Ground in Albert Park, Melbourne. The competition became the Australian Open in 1969 and moved to Melbourne Park in January 1988. The stamps photographically render a historical and contemporary view of the Australian Open Tennis Championships illustrating the dramatic changes that have occurred over a century. Featuring commemorative $5 coin, a 50c stamp and a $1.80 stamp.
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