In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
We mark the passing of 'Mr Movies', popular film critic and TV presenter, Bill Collins.
On 21 June 1999, Prime Minister John Howard opened a major extension to the NFSA building.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Jane Campion's bold and unconventional work has been acclaimed around the world.
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.
On the anniversary of the release of 'Gallipoli' in August 1981, we share this appearance of director Peter Weir and actors Mel Gibson and David Argue on the popular The Mike Walsh Show.
It's been thirty years since Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee charmed audiences worldwide with his laconic humour.
Sound Curator Thorsten Kaeding marks the passing of entertainer Jon English.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
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