Every Australian knows the chorus of 'Waltzing Matilda' but who sang the song first?
This television ad for Woman's Day magazine's Melbourne Cup edition shows a slice of Australian life in 1982.
NFSA staff discuss the significance of preserving our audiovisual heritage.
Audiences are about to discover the man behind the camera in the NFSA’s new exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures.
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.
We pay tribute to one of Australia’s greatest rock voices.
Twenty years after his tragic passing, we pay tribute to one of Australia's most dynamic rock stars.
These 19th century photographic glass slides purport to show images of both the living and the dead.
Our 100th curated collection is all about the 1980s, and it stars Charles and Diana, Kylie and Dannii Minogue, Edna Everage, David Attenborough, Linda Burney, Ken Done, Michael Hutchence and many, many more.
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.
The Gold Logie-winning entertainer Jimmy Hannan recently donated a wealth of memorabilia to the NFSA.
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