In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
We take you back to Wentworth Detention Centre to celebrate 30 years since the final episode of the iconic Aussie soap.
As part of the NFSA's celebrations of 60 years of Australian television, enjoy rare clips of The Bee Gees, Johnny O'Keefe and Frank Thring.
Kylie, Jason, Bananarama. These are only some of the people that our Audio Services Preservation Officer and Assistant Curator worked with before joining the NFSA.
Sound designer, yoga teacher, film preserver, florist, foley artist, animal voice-over artist: the talents of our Senior Curatorial Officer Annie Breslin are many!
An insight into Dennis Cometti's 40-year career in sports broadcasting.
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?
NFSA Audiovisual Preservation Manager, Danny Dawson, talks to Adam Blackshaw about his career highlights and the challenges of digitisation.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Meet Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator - Documents and Artefacts, who has a passion for the performing arts, an obsession with textiles and a love of musical instruments.
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