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Oct 2017

Monkey Gripping Radio

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Helen Garner’s first novel, Monkey Grip.

Maryanne Doyle
Radio
Sep 2017

Reliving the 1980s

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.

Beth Taylor
Film
Photographs
Television
Jun 2017

Feminist Filmmakers

Feminist films from the 1970s, 80s and 90s still resonate today.

Heather Gill
Film
Mar 2017

Prue Borthwick on making Gaywaves

Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.

Dashiell Hannoush
Radio
Sound
Dec 2016

2016 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television

He used to give me roses...

We take you back to Wentworth Detention Centre to celebrate 30 years since the final episode of the iconic Aussie soap.

Miguel Gonzalez
Television
Nov 2016

Jimmy Hannan: a winning smile

The Gold Logie-winning entertainer Jimmy Hannan recently donated a wealth of memorabilia to the NFSA.

Beth Taylor
Photographs
Sound
Television

TV discoveries

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.

Helen Tully
Television

The Young Doctors turns 40

The Young Doctors made its debut on TCN 9 (Nine Network) in 1976, breaking new ground in medical drama.

Helen Tully
Television
Sep 2016

Dennis Cometti

An insight into Dennis Cometti's 40-year career in sports broadcasting.

Adam Blackshaw
Oral History