On 21 June 1999, Prime Minister John Howard opened a major extension to the NFSA building.
The acclaimed 1994 documentary has been digitally restored 25 years after its release.
The NFSA collection contains over 100 political glass slide advertisements, dating from 1917 to 1976.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
The NFSA joined with nine other organisations to produce Australia’s first online Encyclopedia of women leaders including women who have made notable contributions to television.
It’s staggering to think that on 11 February 2014 it will be 40 years since one of Australia’s best rating soap operas, The Box (1974-1977), premiered on ATV O in Melbourne.
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