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.
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.
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.
We pay tribute to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson this International Women's Day
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
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.
Sound Curator Thorsten Kaeding marks the passing of entertainer Jon English.
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