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.
Before he created and hosted Wonder World!, Simon Townsend had already forged a successful career in TV, print and radio journalism.
We mark the passing of 'Mr Movies', popular film critic and TV presenter, Bill Collins.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
Sound Curator Thorsten Kaeding marks the passing of entertainer Jon English.
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.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was a pioneer when it came to giving rock music the serious attention it deserved.
Lisa Wilkinson, Don Walker, Steve Liebmann and Chris Haywood recently visited the NFSA. Watch the interviews here.
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