For important COVID-safety and visitor information please see Visit Us
We pay tribute to actor Hugh Keays-Byrne, who has passed away at age 73.
A look back at the reporting of the death of John Lennon on 8 December 1980.
Meet Laura Gordon, the AACTA-nominated star of Undertow and Secret City.
Fifty years ago, on 15 October 1970, Australia's worst-ever industrial accident occurred when the West Gate Bridge collapsed into the Yarra River in Melbourne, killing 35 people.
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.
A look back at the portrayal of women and men as homemakers and breadwinners in cinema advertising from the 1940s.
Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
As public gatherings to commemorate Anzac Day in 2020 are not going ahead because of COVID-19, we're sharing home movies of marches from Anzac Day in 1933, 1946 and 1980.
A recently donated film reveals the only known colour footage of Sir Donald Bradman playing cricket.
Listen to excerpts from an Oral History interview with Elise Lockwood. Twenty-five years ago, she was the stills photographer on the set of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994).
The NFSA is now making available episodes of the 1960s Life in Australia series from the Film Australia Collection in stunning 4K HD.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
Other ways to Support Us