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.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.
It's 1946 and three-year-old Robin Voigt is meeting Santa Claus for the first time.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Lisa Wilkinson, Don Walker, Steve Liebmann and Chris Haywood recently visited the NFSA. Watch the interviews here.
The NFSA has been proud to present a number of awards and lecture series over the years, recognising and celebrating significant contributions to the conservation and heritage of Australian film and sound culture.
Documents and artefacts curator Jenny Gall looks at a sheet music collection recently donated to the NFSA, and what it reveals about home-front life during the First World War.
The NFSA commemorates the Anzac centenary in 2015 with these projects.
Three actors recall highlights of their lengthy careers in TV and film in these recent Oral History interviews.
Three journalists talk about their careers in these Oral History interviews.
What did Australians watch at their local cinema during the First World War? A new exhibition at ACMI, produced in collaboration with the NFSA, has the answer.
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