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.
To celebrate Sir Elton John's farewell tour, we've found some rare press conferences and interviews from previous visits to Australia in 1974, 1984 and 1988.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Sydney community radio station 2SER 107.3 first went to air on 1 October 1979. Station archivist Dr Liz Giuffre shares excerpts from a music industry documentary by Richard Kingsmill that was broadcast on 2SER in 1988.
Before he created and hosted Wonder World!, Simon Townsend had already forged a successful career in TV, print and radio journalism.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
The NFSA Video Selfie Booth is now open in the Front Room at Acton.
The NFSA is proud to announce that its reconstruction of the censored 1917 film The Great Strike has been inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
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.
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