The new NFSA documentary Steam on the Harbour showcases Darling Harbour as a busy railway goods yard, long before it became a Sydney tourist destination.
Sound designer, yoga teacher, film preserver, florist, foley artist, animal voice-over artist: meet Senior Curatorial Officer Annie Breslin!
On the centenary of Oscar-winning actor Peter Finch’s birth, we publish highlights from his early radio career in Australia.
Legendary AFL commentator Dennis Cometti retires at the end of the 2016 football season. In his oral history interview, he shares insights from his 40-year career in sports broadcasting.
As part of our 30th birthday celebration of Malcolm, we spoke with David Parker and Tony Mahood, two of the creative minds responsible for the film’s getaway car that splits in two.
We are celebrating 30 years of the hit film Malcolm (1986) with a free pop-up exhibition including the largest item in our collection: the getaway car that splits in two.
To celebrate 60 years of television in Australia, we present an interview with Bruce Gyngell AO, famously the first face to ever grace our screens on 16 September 1956.
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. This is the story of Sidney Oldroyd, who built a television set at home in 1956 that is still working today.