From lifeguards to holidaymakers, Australians love spending time at the beach.
A collection showcasing different aspects of Christmas in Australia, from happy family moments to vintage shopping.
Explore Australian by train in this collection of footage dating back to the 19th century.
Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared at Cheviot Beach, Victoria on 17 December 1967.
Delight in this elegant sample of cinema and TV ads from the 1920s to 1960s for Australian underwear brand Berlei.
The first program broadcast on Adelaide television station SAS10 on 26 July 1965 was The Bobo Show, starring Charles ‘Hal’ Turner as Bobo the Clown.
'It was 50 years ago today, Sgt Pepper taught the band to play.'
This collection of Cadbury advertisements provides a wonderful snapshot of the changing attitudes towards dating, romance and fun in Australia from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Ronald Ryan was the last man hanged in Australia, 50 years ago on 3 February 1967.
A tribute to Australian radio and television personality Binny Lum, thanks to the generous donation of more than 100 sound recordings to the NFSA by her daughter, Sharon Terry.
In the 1960s, the Australian government created Life in Australia as a marketing tool to sell potential 'New Australians' from Europe the idea of a prosperous, happy life down under.
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