For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Explore the world of film costumes with designer Marion Boyce.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
Powderfinger's Bernard Fanning and producer Nick DiDia talk with the NFSA's Sam Dignand about the making of the band’s iconic album, Internationalist.
Richard Lowenstein and film editor Tayler Martin discuss the making of Mystify: Michael Hutchence, the music of INXS, and the life of Michael Hutchence.
10 amazing facts about musician Archie Roach.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Clips from an exclusive interview with musician Archie Roach where he talks about family and music as a healer.
Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
Listen to a 1966 interview with Australian composer Ron Grainer, who wrote the memorable theme music for Doctor Who.
Cold Chisel are the quintessential Aussie band who wrote the soundtrack for a generation.
We're shining a light on the phenomenal career of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes.
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