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 2017 we found new and exciting ways to connect with our audiences through festivals, programs and special events. Here's a look back at some of the highlights.
Australia's first female lifesavers are being formally recognised for their service, more than 70 years after they patrolled Terrigal beach.
Meet 99-year-old Eddie Vormister and his homemade film projector.
Our free monthly Vinyl Lounge celebrated its 4th birthday on 6 October, with a memorable evening that included great music, delicious cake and a very special guest.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Helen Garner’s first novel, Monkey Grip.
Dr Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator Documents and Artefacts, previews the forthcoming NFSA-National Portrait Gallery exhibition, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
Our 100th curated collection is all about the 1980s, and it stars Charles and Diana, Kylie and Dannii Minogue, Edna Everage, David Attenborough, Linda Burney, Ken Done, Michael Hutchence and many, many more.
Australia's 'Tin Pan Alley' was born 75 years ago with a burst of patriotic wartime songwriting.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
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