Listen to a special presentation about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
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 recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
How the NFSA takes care of pests and mould, and what you can do at home to protect your own collections.
The musical comedy Starstruck (1982) and its colourful, outrageous costumes were ahead of their time.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
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