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Explore the work of amateur cine societies for World Home Movie Day.
We share stories of some of early TV's women technicians.
See the earliest surviving colour footage of Hey Hey It's Saturday from 1975.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
The new NFSA documentary Steam on the Harbour showcases Darling Harbour as a busy railway goods yard, long before it became a Sydney tourist destination.
On the centenary of Oscar-winning actor Peter Finch’s birth, we publish highlights from his early radio career in Australia.
60 years ago, one sentence ‘Good evening and welcome to television’, marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
An Adelaide dentist and amateur filmmaker has donated almost 10 hours of footage which helps chronicle the Australian and international Paralympic movement in the 1970s and 80s.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Paul Cox, Australia's most prolific film auteur, has passed away.
In association with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents a comedy double bill of two short films from the late 1970s.
Go behind-the-scenes at the circus with rare home movie footage of Australia's Con Colleano, the world-famous 'Wizard of the Wire'.
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