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We pay tribute to actor Hugh Keays-Byrne, who has passed away at age 73.
A look back at the reporting of the death of John Lennon on 8 December 1980.
Meet Laura Gordon, the AACTA-nominated star of Undertow and Secret City.
We mark World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and Home Movie Day with footage of Australia's top overseas travel destinations.
Thorsten Kaeding pays tribute to Max Merritt, the New Zealand-born singer-songwriter and lead singer of Max Merritt & The Meteors.
An iconic moment which has metaphorically become part of Australia’s DNA – Cathy Freeman's historic Olympic victory from 20 years ago – is now stored on actual DNA, thanks to a new NFSA data storage pilot project.
On a recent holiday to Australia, a former child actor visited the NFSA to watch the Japanese Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
In the late 1960s and early 70s, up-and-coming rock bands looked to find fame and win big by competing in the ultimate contest – Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds.
Amy Butterfield considers the wave of high-profile crimes in the 1960s that led commentators to proclaim that Australia had 'lost its innocence'.
In February 1965, Dr 'Kumantjayi’ (Charlie) Perkins AO led students from the University of Sydney on a 'freedom ride’ through rural NSW to expose racial segregation in Australia.
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.
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