The 1955 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 21 January to 31 January. It was the 43rd edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 11th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Ken Rosewall and Beryl Penrose.
Ken Rosewall defeated Lew Hoad 9–7, 6–4, 6–4
Beryl Penrose defeated Thelma Coyne Long 6–4, 6–3
Vic Seixas / Tony Trabert defeated Lew Hoad / Ken Rosewall 6–3, 6–2, 2–6, 3–6, 6–1
Mary Bevis Hawton / Beryl Penrose defeated Nell Hall Hopman / Gwen Thiele 7–5, 6–1
Thelma Coyne Long / George Worthington defeated Jenny Staley / Lew Hoad 6–2, 6–1