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See Sydney public transport through the ages - including the monorail and hydrofoil.
Rolf de Heer speaks about his movie The Tracker: its influences, production and legacy.
Listen to a special Q&A with Val Lehman, Amanda Muggleton and Allan Caswell.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
As part of our Newscaf series, we revisit the moment 25 years ago when Sydney won the right to host the 2000 Summer Olympic Games.
Jane Campion's bold and unconventional work has been acclaimed around the world.
A look back at the 2008 visit to Australia by Pope Benedict XVI through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
On the eve of the 21st Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, we look back at highlights from the previous four Games held in Australia.
The prime minister apologised to Australia's Indigenous peoples on 13 February 2008. We revisit the story through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
The stars of Australian radio serials and cinema touched the lives of many, but one Sydney teenager of the 1950s had the autograph book to prove it.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
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