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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.
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.
In September 1956, 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?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Roz Barker reveals the link between Aspro headache tablets and world-famous violinist Yehudi Menuhin and his sister Hephzibah.
In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.
Go behind-the-scenes at the circus with rare home movie footage of Australia's Con Colleano, the world-famous 'Wizard of the Wire'.
The second part of our celebration of Caddie (1976) focuses on the feminist legacy of the film.
We look back at Caddie, a breakthrough feature of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.
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