The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that the following article contains the names, images and voices of deceased persons.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
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.
Our 100th curated collection is all about the 1980s, and it stars Charles and Diana, Kylie and Dannii Minogue, Edna Everage, David Attenborough, Linda Burney, Ken Done, Michael Hutchence and many, many more.
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