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.
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.
We pay tribute to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson this International Women's Day
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.
Sound Curator Thorsten Kaeding marks the passing of entertainer Jon English.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
The NFSA remembers the significant contribution made by Chrissy Amphlett to Australian music and popular culture.
A recent acquisition in the recorded sound section of NFSA included a curious copy of a Seekers LP from the late 1960s.
We were sad to hear of the death of jazz and blues singer Georgia Lee in Cairns at the age of 89.
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