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.
We pay tribute to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson this International Women's Day
Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
Released 25 years ago today, 'From Little Things Big Things Grow' has become an iconic Australian protest song, symbolic of the movement for Indigenous equality and land rights in Australia.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 2 includes wild sounds, rock stars, Indigenous music and Mardi Gras.
Do you want to learn how to extend the lifespan of your photo, music, film and video collections? You've come to the right place.
Audio officer Gerry O'Neill reveals the mysteries of disc cleaning and digitisation, to make those old records sound like new.
Mick Newnham, head of the NFSA's Conservation, Research and Preparation team, investigates audiovisual preservation in Myanmar.
Senior curator Matthew Davies reports from the 43rd annual conference of IASA - the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives - in New Delhi, India.
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