With Elton back in Australia, we're sharing rare clips from some of his previous visits in the 1970s and '80s.
In November 1979, Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
See bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from the first 10 years of Australian television.
The UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage takes place on 27 October. To celebrate we go behind the scenes with an early cinema home entertainment system: the Kinora.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
We spoke to David Parker and Tony Mahood, two of the creative minds responsible for creating the quirky getaway car in Malcolm (1986).
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
There are relatively few surviving brown wax cylinders recorded in Australia prior to 1903, which made the donation of one to the NFSA a very exciting prospect for Sound Curator Tamara Osicka.
Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts at the ANU School of Art, writes about the connection between 'Soldiers of the Cross' and one of the world's first blockbuster films, Italy's 'Quo Vadis' (1913).
The story behind the NFSA restoration of more than 100 films and fragments in the Corrick Collection, which toured Australia, South-East Asia and Europe between 1897 and 1914.
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