Here are some fun facts you may not know about John Farnham, the subject of our latest online exhibition.
Listen to a rare commercial radio recording about the Apollo 11 mission, featuring Derryn Hinch.
Listen to 1950s radio dramas by Grace Gibson Productions, including Carter Brown Mystery Theatre and Dragnet.
On 21 October 1974 Canberra's cyclists took to the streets in protest. Watch how it was reported by the news of the day.
Every March from 1985 to 1992 thousands flocked to the shores of Lake Burley Griffin to witness one of the more spectacular events on the Canberra Festival program, the Capital 7 Birdman Rally.
The coming of spring means one thing to Australia's NRL fans ... Finals!
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hector Crawford in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, it is timely to reflect upon his contribution to Australia’s cultural life.
On Thursday 26 September 1974, a global musical phenomenon arrived in Canberra.
Police, bomb threats, barbed wire, protests ... A tour by the Springboks rugby union team in winter 1971 galvanised anti-apartheid protesters and transformed Canberra.
NFSA Manager, National Media Miguel Gonzalez discovered an article written by Ken G Hall in 1950, about the future of television. The legendary Australian filmmaker was right about most of his predictions!
Behind-the-scenes glimpses of a film shot in Canberra in the forefront of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.
How did a tiny advertisement in the Classifieds section of The Canberra Times on 2 September 1969 lead to ‘Canberra’s Greatest Hoax'?
Ten News captures the 1995 re-enactment of the opening of Tharwa Bridge to mark the centenary of the ACT's oldest bridge.
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