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.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
Have you explored our John Farnham online exhibition yet? We share some fascinating facts and fun trivia about the music superstar.
Celebrating the illustrious career of John Farnham, a legend of the Australian music industry, with our new online exhibition.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
The NFSA's Graham McDonald records Australian country music stars and emerging artists on lacquer disc at the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Indigenous Connections curator Brenda Gifford reports from the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Sophia Sambono, Curator Indigenous Collections, surveys the black and deadly women of Australian music, from Fanny Cochrane Smith in the 1890s to Jessica Mauboy in the 21st century.
The Indigenous collections team at the NFSA are celebrating the lives and careers of pioneer female Indigenous recording artists with the forthcoming ‘Black and Deadly’ exhibit in Canberra.
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