For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Explore the world of film costumes with designer Marion Boyce.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
To coincide with National Reconciliation Week 2020, we look back at the Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which took place 20 years ago on 28 May 2000.
Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
The prime minister apologised to Australia's Indigenous peoples on 13 February 2008. We revisit the story through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
The disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt, on 17 December 1967, remains one of Australia’s greatest mysteries.
Fifty years ago, on 21 June 1966, Australia was shocked when Labor and Opposition Leader Arthur Calwell was shot at close range by 19-year-old Peter Kocan.
Forty years after the dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the NFSA's digital preservation of the surviving original news footage.
On the 40th anniversary of the Governor-General's dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the unfolding events of the day from the perspective of two camera operators who filmed them.
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.
Grace Barrand, a recent volunteer at the NFSA’s Melbourne office, uncovers the surprising connection between Australia's first community TV station and 'Star Wars'.
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