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.
Groundbreaking Australian TV crime drama Homicide is 50. Broadcast curator Simon Smith celebrates with behind-the-scenes images, production documents and interviews from the show's history.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
Watch three amateur films from the 1950s and 60s on the theme of 'fashion’.
We invited musician and composer Heinz Riegler to re-imagine a 1939 recording of a talking budgerigar that featured in the Art of Sound exhibition.
The NFSA looks to the television collection to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Channel 10 in Melbourne, then known as ATV0.
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.
Shana Tiang, winner of the 'Test of War' Young Composers' national competition, shares her love of music with the NFSA.
NFSA Senior Researcher Mick Newnham shares his expertise with South-East Asian archivists at SEAPAVAA in Vientiane, Laos.
American DJ Casey Kasem's American Top 40 was a fixture on commercial radio stations all over the world. He passed away on 15 June 2014.
The third and final instalment in our Beatles Australian tour anniversary celebration shows Beatlemania at its highest - and loudest - point.
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