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We share news clips about the reunification of Germany on 3 October 1990.
Explore the art of sound through a Q&A with designer Emma Bortignon.
We pay tribute to singer-songwriter Max Merritt, who had a big 1970s hit with 'Slippin' Away'.
An iconic moment which has metaphorically become part of Australia’s DNA – Cathy Freeman's historic Olympic victory from 20 years ago – is now stored on actual DNA, thanks to a new NFSA data storage pilot project.
It was 70 years ago – on 10 September 1950 – that the 23-year-old Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped set her on the road to international stardom.
George Ogilvie – widely recognised as one of Australia's most acclaimed theatre, film and television directors – passed away peacefully on 5 April 2020.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
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.
We're marking the 30th anniversary of the passing of radio entrepreneur Grace Gibson with the publication of some vintage radio dramas.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Three siblings starred in a film. Forty years later, they watched themselves on screen for the first time.
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