The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
This week marks 120 years since the birth of Australian singer-songwriter Jack O'Hagan, who wrote over 600 songs including 'Along The Road To Gundagai' and 'Our Don Bradman'.
Cold Chisel are the quintessential Aussie band who wrote the soundtrack for a generation.
See highlights from our 1970s music television panel 'Right There On My TV', featuring Lee Simon and John Paul Young, at the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival.
We pay tribute to one of Australia’s greatest rock voices.
A look at the creation of the iconic 'Louie the Fly' jingle, named by the NFSA in 2018 as one of the Sounds of Australia.
Our free monthly Vinyl Lounge celebrated its 4th birthday on 6 October, with a memorable evening that included great music, delicious cake and a very special guest.
Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.
Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings are inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
WARNING: this article contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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