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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.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
Jennifer Coombes looks at costume sketches and continuity polaroids of Heath Ledger’s portrayal of Ned Kelly, as featured in the exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures at the NFSA.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
With winter here, take a look at newsreels, home movies, news reports and short documentaries from the NFSA collection about skiing in Australia.
Cold Chisel are the quintessential Aussie band who wrote the soundtrack for a generation.
The empowering 1979 classic Australian film My Brilliant Career has been digitally restored as part of the NFSA Restores program.
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