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Dec 2016

2016 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television

2016: A-list visitors and big crowds!

Here are just some of the events we presented in 2016.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Object
Oral History
Sound
Television

He used to give me roses...

We take you back to Wentworth Detention Centre to celebrate 30 years since the final episode of the iconic Aussie soap.

Miguel Gonzalez
Television

Marvellous Melbourne

Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.

Jemma Pietrus
Film
Nov 2016

Jimmy Hannan: a winning smile

The Gold Logie-winning entertainer Jimmy Hannan recently donated a wealth of memorabilia to the NFSA.

Beth Taylor
Photographs
Sound
Television

TV discoveries

As part of the NFSA's celebrations of 60 years of Australian television, enjoy rare clips of The Bee Gees, Johnny O'Keefe and Frank Thring.

Helen Tully
Television

Memories of Storm Boy

Some films have the power to stay in people's hearts, long after the credits roll. Storm Boy is undoubtedly one of those.

Beth Taylor
Oral History
Photographs

Welcome to the new NFSA.gov.au!

Exploring our collection has never been easier. Take a look at all the new things we've prepared for you.

The Young Doctors turns 40

The Young Doctors made its debut on TCN 9 (Nine Network) in 1976, breaking new ground in medical drama.

Helen Tully
Television

Staff Profile: Karen Hewitt

Kylie, Jason, Bananarama. These are only some of the people that our Audio Services Preservation Officer and Assistant Curator worked with before joining the NFSA.

Adam Blackshaw
Sound