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.
Christmas drivers taking the coast road out of Canberra in 1974 had to face the rapidly deteriorating 'horror highway'.
Binny Lum was known for her friendly, conversational style, and her programs were popular for their interviews with diverse Australian and international personalities.
The coming of spring means one thing to Australia's NRL fans ... Finals!
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hector Crawford in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, it is timely to reflect upon his contribution to Australia’s cultural life.
On Thursday 26 September 1974, a global musical phenomenon arrived in Canberra.
Police, bomb threats, barbed wire, protests ... A tour by the Springboks rugby union team in winter 1971 galvanised anti-apartheid protesters and transformed Canberra.
NFSA Manager, National Media Miguel Gonzalez discovered an article written by Ken G Hall in 1950, about the future of television. The legendary Australian filmmaker was right about most of his predictions!
Discover the history of Southern Queensland through these films and songs from the NFSA collection.
Behind-the-scenes glimpses of a film shot in Canberra in the forefront of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.
How did a tiny advertisement in the Classifieds section of The Canberra Times on 2 September 1969 lead to ‘Canberra’s Greatest Hoax'?
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