Listen to excerpts from Richard Kingsmill's 1988 community radio documentary about the Australian music industry.
The Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition opens in Geraldton, WA on 27 September.
These 24 glass slides set out Walter Scott Griffiths' alternative vision for Canberra.
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.
A look at Betty Bryant, once Australia’s most famed film ingénue, who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now open on the Gold Coast.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
Australia's first female lifesavers are being formally recognised for their service, more than 70 years after they patrolled Terrigal beach.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
On the centenary of Oscar-winning actor Peter Finch’s birth, we publish highlights from his early radio career in Australia.
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
Other ways to Support Us