With Elton back in Australia, we're sharing rare clips from some of his previous visits in the 1970s and '80s.
In November 1979, Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
See bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from the first 10 years of Australian television.
The NFSA has acquired 24 glass slides by Walter Scott Griffiths illustrating his alternative vision for Australia’s future capital city.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers, The McDonagh Sisters - Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis. NFSA Restores: The Cheaters screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2018.
The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Meet Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator - Documents and Artefacts, who has a passion for the performing arts, an obsession with textiles and a love of musical instruments.
This is how a sequined dress bought in Paris by Yass woman Kathleen Coen in 1925 became part of Australia’s film history.
Audio officer Gerry O'Neill reveals the mysteries of disc cleaning and digitisation, to make those old records sound like new.
Film, documents and artefacts curator Jillian Mackenzie lifts the lid on a 1947 Wurlitzer Jukebox from the NFSA collection.
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