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.
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.
Australia's 'Tin Pan Alley' was born 75 years ago with a burst of patriotic wartime songwriting.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
What would be the 'soundtrack of Australian feminist activism' of the 1970s? Sound Curator Nick Henderson has the answer.
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
We take you back to Wentworth Detention Centre to celebrate 30 years since the final episode of the iconic Aussie soap.
As part of the NFSA's celebrations of 60 years of Australian television, enjoy rare clips of The Bee Gees, Johnny O'Keefe and Frank Thring.
60 years ago, one sentence ‘Good evening and welcome to television’, marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.
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