A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
Watch the only known colour footage of Sir Donald Bradman playing cricket.
Watch recently restored footage of a unique wedding ceremony in the skies over Sydney in 1932.
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.
John Hutchinson dedicated many years to recording the sounds of Western Australia's wildlife, environment and people. Sound archivist Tessa Elieff writes about his life.
Sound archivist Tessa Elieff reports from a ceremony of appreciation for WA field sound recordist John Hutchinson that took place during Reconciliation Week.
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.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
Brenda Gifford from the Indigenous Connections team talks about the recent National Indigenous Music Awards and the NFSA Indigenous Oral Histories program.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
Sophia Sambono, Curator Indigenous Collections, surveys the black and deadly women of Australian music, from Fanny Cochrane Smith in the 1890s to Jessica Mauboy in the 21st century.
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