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.
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
On the centenary of Oscar-winning actor Peter Finch’s birth, we publish highlights from his early radio career in Australia.
In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.
Superman may be the most iconic of all American superheroes, but back in 1949, he was a true blue Aussie fighting the forces of evil on 2GB radio.
Highlighting the achievements of nine Australian leaders for International Women's Day on 8 March.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Lynn Foster.
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