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.
New film and sound recordings have been added to the Anzac Sight Sound website to coincide with the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June, contributing to the final phase of First World War commemorations.
The NFSA is now the custodian of more than 20,000 vinyl long play records from the SBS 3EA Melbourne and SBS Sydney 2EA radio collections.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
Warning: This article may contain names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market in Australia.
Released 25 years ago today, 'From Little Things Big Things Grow' has become an iconic Australian protest song, symbolic of the movement for Indigenous equality and land rights in Australia.
Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson looks at the new vinyl records being added to the NFSA collection, thanks to Melbourne’s Zenith Records – from Kylie Minogue to The Wiggles.
It's been thirty years since Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee charmed audiences worldwide with his laconic humour.
CEO Michael Loebenstein chronicles his recent trip to the Pilbara, where he and Chair Gabrielle Trainor joined the NFSA Indigenous Connections team.
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