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Dec 2012

Decolonising Screen Memory

Graham Shirley reports from the recent Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand conference in Melbourne.

By Graham Shirley / 18 Dec 2012
Film
Oct 2012

Archives in Transition

Senior curator Matthew Davies reports from the 43rd annual conference of IASA - the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives - in New Delhi, India.

By Matthew Davies / 23 Oct 2012
Sound

Reflections on Puberty Blues

The recent Puberty Blues (2012) TV series reminds NFSA Television curator Frances Baldwin of watching the 1981 film version and receiving material from the film as an archivist in 1986.

By Frances Baldwin / 17 Oct 2012
Television

Memory in the digital age

Rod Butler reports from UNESCO's 'The Memory of the World' conference in Vancouver on digital preservation projects from countries including Austria, Latvia, Singapore and the USA.

By Rod Butler / 3 Oct 2012
Sep 2012

The father of the internet

Rod Butler meets the man who invented the internet and grapples with the latest developments in preservation at UNESCO's 'The Memory of the World' conference.

By Rod Butler / 28 Sep 2012

Tasmanian time capsule

Catch some slices of life in Tasmania from the NFSA collection, spanning from 1903 to 2003.

By Beth Taylor / 28 Sep 2012
Film

Early Tasmanian Football Film

These film fragments represent the earliest known surviving moving images of Tasmanian Australian Rules football action, filmed in 1911.

By Simon Smith / 18 Sep 2012
Film
Aug 2012

NFSA day at the ICA

NFSA CEO Michael Loebenstein reports from day three of the International Council on Archives Congress in Brisbane.

By Michael Loebenstein / 23 Aug 2012
May 2012

Networking

Nick Herd drew on the NFSA collection to research his new book, Networking, which places the history of Australian commercial television in its proper context.

By Nick Herd / 21 May 2012
Television
Mar 2012

100 miles of Tassie history

Beth Taylor on '100 Miles (Emu Bay)', a song about the history of Tasmania's railway network, performed as part of the Cooee Cabaret in Burnie.

By Beth Taylor / 2 Mar 2012
Sound