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.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
Film curator Sally Jackson takes a fresh look at Australia's first animated feature, Eric Porter's Marco Polo Junior Versus The Red Dragon.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
Lisa Wilkinson, Don Walker, Steve Liebmann and Chris Haywood recently visited the NFSA. Watch the interviews here.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
The NFSA's Graham McDonald records Australian country music stars and emerging artists on lacquer disc at the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
Contemporary artists make new recordings on 19th century wax cylinder technology at the NFSA.
Three actors recall highlights of their lengthy careers in TV and film in these recent Oral History interviews.
Three journalists talk about their careers in these Oral History interviews.
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