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.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.
It's 1946 and three-year-old Robin Voigt is meeting Santa Claus for the first time.
The NFSA has released silent classic film The Kid Stakes (1927) on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
Assistant Curator Jenny Gall spoke with CJ Dennis biographer Phil Butters, ahead of this week's centenary anniversary of the publication of The Sentimental Bloke.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was a pioneer when it came to giving rock music the serious attention it deserved.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
The NFSA's Graham McDonald records Australian country music stars and emerging artists on lacquer disc at the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
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