The Australian women’s basketball team, known as The Pearls, won Australia’s first ever medal in Olympic or Paralympic basketball at the 1992 “Paralympic Games for Persons with Mental Handicap“. Donna Burns was the star of the team, averaging 25 points a game. The team members were: Lorraine Archer, Tanya Atcheson, Donna Burns, Gladys Delaney, Melissa Gallacher, Fiona Hinds, Annette Kelly, Tina Kenna, Christine Humphries, Alice Toogood, with Coach Margaret Sheriff and Manager Robyn Smith.
Date: September 1992
Author: Norman Bailey, photographer.