In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
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.
On World Radio Day in 2020, we celebrate diversity in Australia's radio broadcasting history and the NFSA collection.
Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.
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.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
Binny Lum was born 100 years ago, on 2 February 1915. Radio Archivist Chris Arneil spoke with her husband Geoff Charter about the remarkable career of this radio personality.
The first known Australian to make a commercially released recording, the long forgotten Syria Lamonte, is now preserved by the NFSA thanks to the kind donation of an 1898 recording acquired by Roger Neill.
Film curator Sally Jackson investigates the makers of the world's first cricket films, shot in Australia in 1897.
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