The NFSA is participating in a Home Movie Marathon on the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Listen to excerpts from Richard Kingsmill's 1988 community radio documentary about the Australian music industry.
These 24 glass slides set out Walter Scott Griffiths' alternative vision for Canberra.
An insight into Dennis Cometti's 40-year career in sports broadcasting.
60 years ago, one sentence ‘Good evening and welcome to television’, marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
An Adelaide dentist and amateur filmmaker has donated almost 10 hours of footage which helps chronicle the Australian and international Paralympic movement in the 1970s and 80s.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
There were several future film and TV makers shooting home movies at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.
Our digital restoration of Proof premieres tonight at the Melbourne International Film Festival. It’s been a long road, but it was absolutely worth it!
Learn more about the restoration of Proof (1991) by NFSA Restores, a project which had the support of 266 film lovers.
Fifty years ago, on 21 June 1966, Australia was shocked when Labor and Opposition Leader Arthur Calwell was shot at close range by 19-year-old Peter Kocan.
We spoke with actors Heather Mitchell and Jeffrey Walker, the mother and son at the heart of the 1991 classic Proof.
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