In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith investigates the surviving footage of Australian television's opening night.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Before he created and hosted Wonder World!, Simon Townsend had already forged a successful career in TV, print and radio journalism.
We're marking the 30th anniversary of the passing of radio entrepreneur Grace Gibson with the publication of some vintage radio dramas.
New film and sound recordings have been added to the Anzac Sight Sound website to coincide with the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June, contributing to the final phase of First World War commemorations.
Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
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