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We were excited to reopen our doors to the public on 1 August – with a Bluey pyjama party!
Documentary filmmaker John Darling was a respectful custodian of Balinese culture.
See Sydney public transport through the ages - including the monorail and hydrofoil.
The NFSA is always open online, with our collection available to be explored 24/7.
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!
Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings are inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
WARNING: this article contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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.
Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market 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.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
NFSA experts understand the importance of sharing their knowledge and experience with their peers. Conservation Manager Mick Newnham recently spent five days training remote Indigenous archivists.
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