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.
Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Meet the Amazing Miss A - popular ragtime pianist Winifred Atwell, who conquered the charts in the 1950s and later made Australia her home.
Australia's 'Tin Pan Alley' was born 75 years ago with a burst of patriotic wartime songwriting.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
We pay tribute to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson this International Women's Day
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
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