Listen to a special presentation about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
The colour TV revolution hit Australia 40 years ago, on 1 March 1975. Television archivist Bronwyn Barnett explains what was involved in reaching this milestone - and why it took so long.
Binny Lum was born 100 years ago, on 2 February 1915. Radio Archivist Chris Arneil spoke with her husband Geoff Charter about the remarkable career of this radio personality.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
American DJ Casey Kasem's American Top 40 was a fixture on commercial radio stations all over the world. He passed away on 15 June 2014.
The NFSA joined with nine other organisations to produce Australia’s first online Encyclopedia of women leaders including women who have made notable contributions to television.
The NFSA joined with nine other organisations to produce Australia’s first online Encyclopedia of women leaders including women who have made notable contributions to radio.
It’s staggering to think that on 11 February 2014 it will be 40 years since one of Australia’s best rating soap operas, The Box (1974-1977), premiered on ATV O in Melbourne.
Binny Lum was known for her friendly, conversational style, and her programs were popular for their interviews with diverse Australian and international personalities.
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