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.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2017?
The disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt, on 17 December 1967, remains one of Australia’s greatest mysteries.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
We mark Home Movie Day 2017 on 21 October with a curated collection of films from the NFSA collection.
A special Graham Kennedy screening with guest panellists formed part of the 2017 St Kilda Film Festival.
The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
Throughout the years they’ve brought us joy, sadness, hope, comfort and a lot of laughs. We pay tribute to three marvellous matriarchs of Australian television.
We have more steam, and more trains, in a new mini-documentary about the NSW Hunter region's railway past.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
Other ways to Support Us