The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
To celebrate Sir Elton John's farewell tour, we've found some rare press conferences and interviews from previous visits to Australia in 1974, 1984 and 1988.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
We're sharing a rare clip of Johnny O'Keefe, Dusty Springfield, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Gene Pitney, and Brian Poole and The Tremeloes performing together on Australian TV.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
NFSA experts understand the importance of sharing their knowledge and experience with their peers. Conservation Manager Mick Newnham recently spent five days training remote Indigenous archivists.
The NFSA has restored the only surviving and complete episode of Network Ten's Go!! show, from 1966. Broadcast curator Simon Smith rediscovers a 1960s Australian music television classic.
National Film and Sound Archive CEO Michael Loebenstein delivered a speech to mark the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.
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