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Queen Elizabeth II in Queensland, circa 1970

The Queen in Australia

Queen Elizabeth II greeting crowds in Australia

Remembering Queen Elizabeth

A tribute to a life of service by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history.
Animation still from the film Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Plan Your Visit

Browse our events program and book your tickets now! Now open late on Friday nights until 8pm.
Queen Elizabeth II, c 1950s, waving from a car.

Her Majesty, The Queen: 70 Years of Service

A selection of films, artefacts and documents from the NFSA collection showcase the life of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.
Cate Blanchett wearing a white shirt and black jacket

Australians & Hollywood Exhibition

Our star-studded new exhibition is now showing, exclusive to Canberra.
Head and shoulders shot of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II, c 2000s

The Royal Family in Australia

From Bondi Beach surf carnivals to Parliamentary openings, this collection features some rare footage of the Royal Family in Australia.
Nicole Kidman dressed in a sparkling green evening dress

NFSA Presents: Inspired

See full-length interviews about Australian creativity with Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman and more.
The Corrick family of entertainers standing in a row, c1905.

The Marvellous Corricks

See The Marvellous Corricks – a free exhibition at the NFSA – and take our quiz.
Close up of singer John Farnham, c1980s.

John Farnham

Hailed as Australia's finest singer, John Farnham's career spans 6 decades and has touched music, theatre, television and film.
A 1965 Freedom Ride bus with 'Student Action for Aborigines' on the side


The 1960s was one of the most tumultuous and divisive decades in world history – including in Australia.
Colourised image of a Tasmanian tiger pacing its cage in Hobart Zoo

Viewing the Collection Online

The NFSA is always open online, with our collection available to be explored 24/7.