Collection highlights

Exploring the stories behind our national audiovisual collection.


The film collection spans over 100 years of Australian films and filmmaking.


Music, radio, natural and industrial sound recordings, speeches and more.


Australian television from its beginning in 1956 to the present.

Indigenous collections

Works by and about Indigenous Australians – a record of creativity, industry and culture.

Documents and artefacts

Photographs, posters, scripts, costumes, vintage equipment, glass slides and negatives.

Oral history

In-depth interviews with the people who created our audiovisual history.


Drama serials, variety and quiz shows, jingles, sport and recordings of significant events.

Film Australia Collection

Providing access to the nation’s documentary record – our collective memory – for 100 years.