In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
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.
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.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Lisa Wilkinson, Don Walker, Steve Liebmann and Chris Haywood recently visited the NFSA. Watch the interviews here.
Les McLaren is one of a group of Australian filmmakers who made significant documentaries in Papua New Guinea in the 1970s–1990s. We talked with him about their legacy.
Michael Waterhouse is sharing rare 1930s film shot by his grandfather on the Papua New Guinea goldfields. He talks about tracking down and reconstructing his grandfather’s films.
Three actors recall highlights of their lengthy careers in TV and film in these recent Oral History interviews.
Three popular musicians talk about their careers at length for the NFSA Oral History program.
Three journalists talk about their careers in these Oral History interviews.
Television archivist Bronwyn Barnett continues her look at the arrival of colour TV in Australia 40 years ago, on 1 March 1975.
The colour TV revolution hit Australia 40 years ago, on 1 March 1975. Television archivist Bronwyn Barnett explains what was involved in reaching this milestone - and why it took so long.
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