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.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
On World Radio Day in 2020, we celebrate diversity in Australia's radio broadcasting history and the NFSA collection.
Sydney community radio station 2SER 107.3 first went to air on 1 October 1979. Station archivist Dr Liz Giuffre shares excerpts from a music industry documentary by Richard Kingsmill that was broadcast on 2SER in 1988.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
Sixty years ago this month, the Top 40 pop chart helped bring the golden age of radio to a close and kickstarted a new era.
This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
60 years ago, one sentence ‘Good evening and welcome to television’, marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.
In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.
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