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.
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.
Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
Robert Stigwood, one of the most successful and influential Australians involved in the entertainment industry, has died aged 81.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
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