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.
On the centenary of Oscar-winning actor Peter Finch’s birth, we publish highlights from his early radio career in Australia.
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?
An Adelaide dentist and amateur filmmaker has donated almost 10 hours of footage which helps chronicle the Australian and international Paralympic movement in the 1970s and 80s.
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
How the NFSA takes care of pests and mould, and what you can do at home to protect your own collections.
There were several future film and TV makers shooting home movies at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.
Our digital restoration of Proof premieres tonight at the Melbourne International Film Festival. It’s been a long road, but it was absolutely worth it!
Learn more about the restoration of Proof (1991) by NFSA Restores, a project which had the support of 266 film lovers.
A Town Like Alice premiered in Australia on 24 July 1956 and celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2016.
We spoke with actors Heather Mitchell and Jeffrey Walker, the mother and son at the heart of the 1991 classic Proof.
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