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.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 2 includes wild sounds, rock stars, Indigenous music and Mardi Gras.
What do dingoes, 80s rock and an orgasmic opus have in common? They're all part of the 2014 Sounds of Australia!
Film curator Sally Jackson writes about Australia's first cinema animations for the 2014 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
Stewart Shannon reveals some of the tricks and secrets that the Collection Management team use to keep the NFSA collection safe.
Did you know that Gaywaves, Sydney's first gay and lesbian radio program, went to air in a time when homosexuality was still illegal in New South Wales?
Film historian and writer Jeannette Delamoir uncovers the truth behind 'Crocodile Creek', a community musical that unfolds amidst the 1867 anti-Chinese riots at the Crocodile Creek goldfield.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
American DJ Casey Kasem's American Top 40 was a fixture on commercial radio stations all over the world. He passed away on 15 June 2014.
The third and final instalment in our Beatles Australian tour anniversary celebration shows Beatlemania at its highest - and loudest - point.
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