For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Explore the world of film costumes with designer Marion Boyce.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
Deborah Conway, along with her partner and collaborator Willy Zygier, performed a special concert at the NFSA.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
Listen to excerpts from an Oral History interview with Elise Lockwood. Twenty-five years ago, she was the stills photographer on the set of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994).
Construction of the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme is a story of personal tragedy, political rivalries, corruption and trial by media that nearly tore apart Australia at the moment of its birth.
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 rock journalist and NFSA Oral History interviewer, Anthony O'Grady.
This week marks 120 years since the birth of Australian singer-songwriter Jack O'Hagan, who wrote over 600 songs including 'Along The Road To Gundagai' and 'Our Don Bradman'.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
Audiences are about to discover the man behind the camera in the NFSA’s new exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures.
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