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Simon Smith remembers John Landy, one of Australia’s greatest athletes.
From Barellan to Wimbledon, a close look at the tennis legend's career.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
On the centenary of Oscar-winning actor Peter Finch’s birth, we publish highlights from his early radio career in Australia.
An insight into Dennis Cometti's 40-year career in sports broadcasting.
In September 1956, one sentence – ‘Good evening and welcome to television' – marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.
In association with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents a comedy double bill of two short films from the late 1970s.
Go behind-the-scenes at the circus with rare home movie footage of Australia's Con Colleano, the world-famous 'Wizard of the Wire'.
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