The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Clips from an exclusive interview with musician Archie Roach where he talks about family and music as a healer.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
Have you explored our John Farnham online exhibition yet? We share some fascinating facts and fun trivia about the music superstar.
For the 50th anniversary of the July 1969 Apollo 11 mission, we are sharing these news clips from 1969 and also from the 20th and 30th anniversaries of the Moon landing in 1989 and 1999.
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that the following article contains the names, images and voices of deceased persons.
A rare copy of the restored original TV broadcast of the July 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing, previously given by NASA to the CSIRO, will now be preserved at the NFSA.
Celebrating the illustrious career of John Farnham, a legend of the Australian music industry, with our new online exhibition.
Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
Carriberrie is a breathtaking virtual reality journey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance, across stunning Australian landscapes.
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