A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers from the 1920s and 30s: Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis McDonagh.
A die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
Profiling Jane Campion, whose film The Piano was released in Australia 25 years ago.
Meet the Amazing Miss A - popular ragtime pianist Winifred Atwell, who conquered the charts in the 1950s and later made Australia her home.
Australia's 'Tin Pan Alley' was born 75 years ago with a burst of patriotic wartime songwriting.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
Superman may be the most iconic of all American superheroes, but back in 1949, he was a true blue Aussie fighting the forces of evil on 2GB radio.
Completing an internship at the NFSA led Emily George to an unexpected family connection to the radio collection.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was a pioneer when it came to giving rock music the serious attention it deserved.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
We invited musician and composer Heinz Riegler to re-imagine a 1939 recording of a talking budgerigar that featured in the Art of Sound exhibition.
Other ways to Support Us