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.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
This year, we're marking World Television Day on 21 November by sharing two recent ‘finds’ in the NFSA’s vast television collection.
Meet 99-year-old Eddie Vormister and his homemade film projector.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
The stars of Australian radio serials and cinema touched the lives of many, but one Sydney teenager of the 1950s had the autograph book to prove it.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
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?
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
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