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.
Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck died earlier this month at the age of 91. Sound archivist Graham McDonald recently found some Messages to Australia that were recorded by Brubeck for radio in 1962.
Ken Berryman examines the legacy of the Once Upon A Wireless Oral History Project.
Luna Park Melbourne is 100 years old! Collection Access Officer Siobhan Dee explores a new film compilation to celebrate the iconic park's birthday.
The first nationwide NFSA Connects session, dedicated to 'Rabbit Proof Fence', resonated strongly with students says program coordinator Imelda Cooney.
Rod Butler reports from UNESCO's 'The Memory of the World' conference in Vancouver on digital preservation projects from countries including Austria, Latvia, Singapore and the USA.
NFSA's Head of Preservation and Technical Services, Rod Butler, reports from the International Council on Archives Congress in Brisbane.
NFSA CEO Michael Loebenstein reports from day three of the International Council on Archives Congress in Brisbane.
Watch videos from the Q&A between NSW school students and Ten Canoes director Rolf de Heer and actor Frances Djulibing.
It's Western Australia's time to shine as we look at a selection of films made about the sunny state from 1907-1972.
NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about digital preservation and packaging of cinema slides.
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