Firsts for women as captured by our Television News and Current Affairs Program (Newscaf).
These Cinesound casting books are a record of starstruck hopefuls, dreaming of making it big in the film industry.
Remembering one of Australia's greatest rock'n'roll voices of the 1960s and '70s.
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.
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.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 2 includes wild sounds, rock stars, Indigenous music and Mardi Gras.
Do you want to learn how to extend the lifespan of your photo, music, film and video collections? You've come to the right place.
Anna Haebich, a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University in Perth, showcases West Australian Aboriginal performing arts and the plays, music, dance and festivals in the NFSA collection.
Audio officer Gerry O'Neill reveals the mysteries of disc cleaning and digitisation, to make those old records sound like new.
The Indigenous collections team at the NFSA are celebrating the lives and careers of pioneer female Indigenous recording artists with the forthcoming ‘Black and Deadly’ exhibit in Canberra.
Mick Newnham, head of the NFSA's Conservation, Research and Preparation team, investigates audiovisual preservation in Myanmar.
A personal perspective on the early days of remote Indigenous media groups.
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