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.
Film Location Scout and Location Manager Robin Clifton passed away on 1 November 2013, following a battle with cancer.
Senior researcher Mick Newnham reports on his recent visit to the Solomon Islands for the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives.
Audio officer Gerry O'Neill reveals the mysteries of disc cleaning and digitisation, to make those old records sound like new.
Rick Prelinger and Paula Le Dieu discuss the exciting challenges and opportunities cultural institutions face in the digital age.
Graham Shirley and Meg Labrum celebrate the life and work of Judy Adamson.
Mick Newnham, head of the NFSA's Conservation, Research and Preparation team, travelled to Bangkok to attend the 17th SEAPAVAA Conference (South-East Asia and Pacific Audiovisual Archives Association).
Danny Dawson, Production Manager in NFSA Preservation and Technical Services, outlines current issues surrounding digital recordkeeping in public agencies.
Rod Butler, Head of Preservation and Technical Services, visited Washington DC to attend the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IST) archiving conference.
Mick Newnham, head of the NFSA's Conservation, Research and Preparation team, investigates audiovisual preservation in Myanmar.
The NFSA remembers the significant contribution made by Chrissy Amphlett to Australian music and popular culture.
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