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.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
60 years ago, one sentence ‘Good evening and welcome to television’, marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.
Production designer Melinda Doring has donated her mother's unique collection of home movies, including never-before-seen footage of The Beatles.
It's been thirty years since Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee charmed audiences worldwide with his laconic humour.
Curator Tamara Osicka on the secrets contained in the scrapbooks created by Johnny O'Keefe's mother Thelma.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
Television archivist Bronwyn Barnett continues her look at the arrival of colour TV in Australia 40 years ago, on 1 March 1975.
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.
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