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We pay tribute to actor Hugh Keays-Byrne, who has passed away at age 73.
A look back at the reporting of the death of John Lennon on 8 December 1980.
Meet Laura Gordon, the AACTA-nominated star of Undertow and Secret City.
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.
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.
The empowering 1979 classic Australian film My Brilliant Career has been digitally restored as part of the NFSA Restores program.
We're celebrating The Man from Snowy River (1982), the hit film inspired by Banjo Paterson's poem, with a new curated collection.
The first trans-Arctic flight took place 90 years ago. It's one of many memorable flying feats chronicled in our new Early Aviators curated collection.
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