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What's screening at Arc cinema in Canberra in February?
Celebrating radio's ability to endure through evolution, innovation and connection.
See footage of previous Year of the Ox celebrations – from 1937, 1985 and 2009.
Tony Martin talks about the groundbreaking 1990s radio comedy program Martin/Molloy being inducted into the 2020 Sounds of Australia and preserved at the NFSA.
The NFSA's Teilo Nicholls discovered a recording in the collection featuring the voice of his great uncle – a well-known explorer in Papua New Guinea in the 1930s.
In the late 1960s and early 70s, up-and-coming rock bands looked to find fame and win big by competing in the ultimate contest – Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds.
The NFSA is always open online, with our collection available to be explored 24/7.
Guest contributor Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare regional radio programs in the NFSA collection funded by the Rural Bank of NSW.
Sydney community radio station 2SER 107.3 first went to air on 1 October 1979. Station archivist Dr Liz Giuffre shares excerpts from a music industry documentary by Richard Kingsmill that was broadcast on 2SER in 1988.
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
The NFSA is now the custodian of more than 20,000 vinyl long play records from the SBS 3EA Melbourne and SBS Sydney 2EA radio collections.
Sixty years ago this month, the Top 40 pop chart helped bring the golden age of radio to a close and kickstarted a new era.
Did you know that until 17 April 1967, talkback radio was illegal in Australia?
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