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Dec 2010

Our summer playlist

From Little Pattie to Mondo Rock, check out our sizzling Sounds of Summer playlist.

Matthew Davies
Sound

Australian Jazz Archive

The Australian Jazz Archive is a part of the NFSA collection.

Matthew Davies
Sound

Vale James Dibble

The veteran Australian newsreader James Dibble has died in Sydney at the age of 87.

Vincent Plush
Television

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

Sally Jackson
Film

National Registry of Audiovisual Collections

The National Registry of Audiovisual Collections is a unique NFSA initiative – a listing of over 80 audiovisual collections from across Australia.

Sydney: City of Film

In offering my congratulations to the Sydney: City of Film management committee for their successful bid, I would also like to reflect for a moment on why Sydney so richly deserves this honour.

Ann Landrigan
Film
Television

Earliest Test Cricket Film

We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the earliest known surviving film of Test cricket in Australia with a new digital video master.

Simon Smith
Film

Jedda DVD release

Find out how the NFSA restored this groundbreaking Australian film for release on DVD.

Film

Wake in Fright 2009

For years the negative of Wake in Fright (1971) was thought to be lost and gone forever. The story behind the restoration and re-release of the classic Australian film.

Film
Nov 2010

Orphan works

The NFSA sponsors a new user guide on flexible dealing and cultural institutions.

Fiona Gunn
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