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.
Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2019?
We're marking the 30th anniversary of the passing of radio entrepreneur Grace Gibson with the publication of some vintage radio dramas.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2018?
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
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.
Highlighting the achievements of nine Australian leaders for International Women's Day on 8 March.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the contributions of several pioneering women, starting with Queenie Ashton.
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