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The crowd at the second State of Origin rugby league game in Sydney, 2009

Rugby league

Stories from our collection
A woman wearing pale face and body paint and a pale dress with red shadings stands on a dusty dirt road as smoke rises on the horizon.
NFSA Player

The Buwindja Collection

The Buwindja Collection, now available to stream on NFSA Player, celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander trailblazers, icons and dreamers.
Image: Spear (2015)
Curator Vick Gwyn being filmed while standing next to the thong dress from The Adventures of Priscilla movie, which is displayed on a mannequin

Film costumes

The NFSA holds a significant collection of film and TV costumes.
Image: Curator Vick Gwyn with the thong dress from The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Kylie Minogue with her head tossed back and eyes closed, wearing a blue dress

Kylie Minogue

We pay due at-tension to the highest selling Australian-born artist of all time.
Photo by William Baker
Josephine Baker holds up two fingers in an animated discussion with a man through a ticket window.

The Taussig Stills Collection

The NFSA holds thousands of classic Hollywood and European film stills collected by Hans Taussig.
Image: Josephine Baker in La Sirene des Tropiques (France, 1927)
People looking at items in an exhibition space.

Australians & Hollywood Exhibition

Australians & Hollywood celebrates the people and stories behind our films. Now updated to include ELVIS, The Power of the Dog and more.
A Melbourne tram travelling to St Kilda in the early 20th century

Public transport

Explore historic footage of over 100 years of public transport in Australia.
Image: Melbourne tram en route to St Kilda Beach
Darwin businesswoman Lily Ah Toy, smiling

Australian Biography

Filmed interviews with notable Australians talking about their lives.
Image: Lily Ah Toy
An animated goose squawks at two women seated at an outside table in a scene from the video game Untitled Goose Game

Gaming and Australian culture

A look at how video games have intersected with Australian popular culture since the 1970s.
A mix of white and First Nations people dressed in 1950s clothes dancing together.
Guest Writer

NFSA Restores: The Coolbaroo Club

Stephen Kinnane reveals the story behind the award-winning documentary about Perth's Coolbaroo League.
Image: The Coolbaroo Club (1996)
Colourised image of a Tasmanian tiger pacing its cage in Hobart Zoo

Tasmanian Tiger in Colour

View the extraordinary colourised footage from the NFSA collection of the last Thylacine in captivity.