Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
Construction of the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme is a story of personal tragedy, political rivalries, corruption and trial by media that nearly tore apart Australia at the moment of its birth.
Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Film Curator Heather Gill looks at the legacy of short-film festival Tropfest.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
CEO Michael Loebenstein chronicles his recent trip to the Pilbara, where he and Chair Gabrielle Trainor joined the NFSA Indigenous Connections team.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
NFSA experts understand the importance of sharing their knowledge and experience with their peers. Conservation Manager Mick Newnham recently spent five days training remote Indigenous archivists.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
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