Australian champion swimmer, vaudeville performer, silent film star, stunt performer and entrepreneur.
A collection of fascinating national treasures drawn from public and private collections across Australia.
A collection including highlights of some of the almost 6000 unique home movie titles held by the NFSA.
This year marks 45 years since the official opening of the Sydney Opera House on 20 October 1973 – 14 years after construction began.
Australia's Working Class Man, Jimmy Barnes, has been performing in front of audiences for more than four decades as a solo artist and with Cold Chisel, and he shows no signs of slowing down.
For a generation of Australian music fans, Cold Chisel are the Aussie pub rock band who broke the mould and whose songs are celebrated as anthems.
Long before vinyl records, cassette tapes and compact discs, there were wax cylinders.
In the first half of the 20th century, music was commercialised on 78 rpm shellac discs which could hold a little over three minutes on each side.
From punk-rockers to pop darlings, these Oral History interviews highlight the depth and diversity of Australian music.
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