A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
Watch the only known colour footage of Sir Donald Bradman playing cricket.
Watch recently restored footage of a unique wedding ceremony in the skies over Sydney in 1932.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
To celebrate 100 years of Felix the Cat, we’ve reached into our magic bag of tricks to bring you some excerpts from the original cartoons.
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.
Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, the NFSA has unearthed a rare recording of the historic event on Australian commercial radio, as it happened in 1969.
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.
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