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.
Before he created and hosted Wonder World!, Simon Townsend had already forged a successful career in TV, print and radio journalism.
Celebrating 40 years of Simon Townsend's Wonder World! The show that changed the face of children's television in Australia.
Fredd Bear, the much-loved children’s television character from the late 1960s and early 70s, has arrived at the NFSA.
Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
Jennifer Coombes looks at costume sketches and continuity polaroids of Heath Ledger’s portrayal of Ned Kelly, as featured in the exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures at the NFSA.
Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.
Dr Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator Documents and Artefacts, previews the forthcoming NFSA-National Portrait Gallery exhibition, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
We take you back to Wentworth Detention Centre to celebrate 30 years since the final episode of the iconic Aussie soap.
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