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.
Commemorating 50 years since the conversion to decimal currency in Australia. As the jingle says 'Clink go the cents folks, clink, clink, clink. Changeover day is closer than you think.'
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
Lisa Wilkinson, Don Walker, Steve Liebmann and Chris Haywood recently visited the NFSA. Watch the interviews here.
NFSA experts understand the importance of sharing their knowledge and experience with their peers. Conservation Manager Mick Newnham recently spent five days training remote Indigenous archivists.
The NFSA has been proud to present a number of awards and lecture series over the years, recognising and celebrating significant contributions to the conservation and heritage of Australian film and sound culture.
Highlights from last month's Beyond Bytes workshop hosted by the NFSA and featuring a panel of international guests from the forefront of new archive business models and processes.
Robert Waterfall explains how the NFSA protects the collection from threats posed by water, fire and natural disasters.
Three actors recall highlights of their lengthy careers in TV and film in these recent Oral History interviews.
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