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.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
New film and sound recordings have been added to the Anzac Sight Sound website to coincide with the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June, contributing to the final phase of First World War commemorations.
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.
For World Television Day, we're highlighting some recently discovered lost TV performances of Olivia Newton-John from 1965.
Listen to a 1966 interview with Australian composer Ron Grainer, who wrote the memorable theme music for Doctor Who.
A look at the creation of the iconic 'Louie the Fly' jingle, named by the NFSA in 2018 as one of the Sounds of Australia.
Australia's 'Tin Pan Alley' was born 75 years ago with a burst of patriotic wartime songwriting.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
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