In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
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.
On World Radio Day in 2020, we celebrate diversity in Australia's radio broadcasting history and the NFSA collection.
Watch clips from three of the annual Christmas pantomimes produced for TV in the 1960s by NWS9 in Adelaide.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith shares bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from a program marking the first 10 years of Australian television.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith investigates the surviving footage of Australian television's opening night.
Fredd Bear, the much-loved children’s television character from the late 1960s and early 70s, has arrived at the NFSA.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, the NFSA has unearthed a rare recording of the historic event on Australian commercial radio, as it happened in 1969.
You wont wan't to skip this! We take an affectionate look at a true Australian icon – Skippy the Bush Kangaroo is now the star of her very own NFSA online exhibition.
An Ancient History professor explored her own past when she watched an episode of a quiz show she'd participated in as a child.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
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