These 19th century photographic glass slides purport to show images of both the living and the dead.
Sounds of Australia 2017
Ten sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance have been added to Sounds of Australia for 2017.
Classic TV: Homicide
Homicide, Australia’s first police drama series, premiered in Melbourne on HSV7 on 20 October 1964.
100 years of Berlei
Delight in this elegant sample of cinema and TV ads from the 1920s to 1960s for Australian underwear brand Berlei.
Cinema Art posters
This is a collection of posters of international films distributed in Australia between 1927 and 1932.
Perth Time Capsule
Explore the beauty of Perth, Western Australia and surrounds in this collection of footage covering 1907 to 1972.
Hawaiian Music in Australia
Hawaiian music had a burst of popularity in Australia with a string of recordings made between 1926 and 1955.
Submerge yourself in 80s goodness with glimpses of fashion, music, technology, film, television, radio, sport and advertising from the decade.
The quirky, low-budget Aussie film that became a global smash.
Art in Australia
Celebrating Australian art, artists and exhibitions through interviews and documentary footage from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Bobo the Clown
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.
Learn to Drive
Turn the key in the ignition, depress the clutch and pull away from the kerb - it's time to hit the road (safely!).
Graham Kennedy highlights
Celebrating the life and work of Graham Kennedy, 'The King' of Australian television.
Sounds of Australia 2016
Ten sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance have been added to Sounds of Australia for 2016.
Far North Queensland time capsule
Far North Queensland stretches from Cairns, north to the Torres Strait and west to the Gulf Country.
During the 1970s and early 80s, women filmmakers won new opportunities to tell stories which, until then, had gone largely untold.
John, Paul, George and Ringo – The Beatles – have held a place in the hearts of Australian music fans for decades.
Sounds of Australia 2015
Ten sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance were added to Sounds of Australia for 2015.
On 3 June 1992, the High Court handed down its judgment in the Mabo case.
The landmark television series First Australians explores the history of Australia from an Indigenous perspective.
Graham Kennedy TV
Graham Kennedy was the 'The King' of Australian television, with a career that spanned four decades.
Graham Kennedy film
The king of the small screen also made a brief but successful transition to the big screen.
Graham Kennedy radio
Graham Kennedy began his career in radio, where he learnt the skills that made him a TV superstar.
Newcastle Time Capsule
There’s more to Newcastle than coal mining and steel.