With the passing of George Ogilvie, Australia has lost one of its most acclaimed theatre, film and TV directors.
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.
This year, we're marking World Television Day on 21 November by sharing two recent ‘finds’ in the NFSA’s vast television collection.
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.
Australia's 'Tin Pan Alley' was born 75 years ago with a burst of patriotic wartime songwriting.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
What would be the 'soundtrack of Australian feminist activism' of the 1970s? Sound Curator Nick Henderson has the answer.
Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
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