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.
Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
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.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
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?
In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.
Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market in Australia.
Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson looks at the new vinyl records being added to the NFSA collection, thanks to Melbourne’s Zenith Records – from Kylie Minogue to The Wiggles.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
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