Muriel’s Wedding has left an indelible mark on Australian popular culture since its release in 1994.
The NFSA now collects Australian video games for preservation. But video games have long had an impact on the NFSA collection.
Sounds of Australia 2019
Ten sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance have been added to Sounds of Australia for 2019.
Jack Grimsley: Ad Music and TV Themes
Jack Grimsley is responsible for some of the most recognisable Australian music of the 1960s and '70s.
Australian Horror Films
Australian filmmakers have produced their fair share of movies featuring zombies, vampires and ghosts – as well as marsupial werewolves, mutant pigs and murderous crocodiles.
Canberra Glass Slides
These 24 glass slides show detailed plans of an alternative design for the city of Canberra.
Simon Townsend's Wonder World
Forty years after Simon Townsend's Wonder World! first went to air on 3 September 1979, we celebrate this landmark children's TV program.
There are over 1,000 Australian animated short films in the NFSA collection, with the earliest here dating back to the 1920s.
Australians at Work
Selected from the Film Australia Collection, the clips in this collection show everyday Australians at work in a variety of contexts.
First Nations Sounds of Australia
This collection features sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance that are by or about First Nations Australians.
Indigenous Short Films
Highlighting short films made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers including Wayne Blair, Beck Cole, Ivan Sen, Catriona McKenzie and Warwick Thornton.
Women in Radio
This collection celebrates the women who played an important professional role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting and became pioneers in media production techniques.
Hailed as Australia's finest singer, John Farnham's career spans 6 decades and has touched music, theatre, television and film.
More John Farnham
Enjoy more collection items celebrating Australian music legend, the one and only John Farnham.
'What's that, Skip? More than 50 years an icon?'.
Even more collection items celebrating the 1960s adventures of Skippy and Sonny in Waratah National Park.
Gold Coast time capsule
With its warm climate and spectacular beaches, the Gold Coast has been a major holiday destination since the 1950s.
Take your front row seat for this collection which illuminates postwar Australia through glorious vintage fashion.
Welcome to the world of The Dressmaker, where haute couture and the Australian outback are brilliantly combined.
We look inside the wardrobe of Australian film costumes and find stylish satins and silks, sparkling sequins and plenty of pom poms.
Gaywaves was Sydney’s first gay and lesbian radio program.
Dubbed 'the mother of rock', Lillian Roxon was the most influential rock journalist in the world from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s.
Forty years ago, on 27 February 1979, one of Australia’s most addictive soap operas debuted on Network Ten.
Newscaf Across Australia
From Broken Hill to Broome, Townsville to Tasmania, our regional TV networks have been capturing the essence of Australia for decades.