For important COVID-safety and visitor information please see Visit Us
A former child actor revisits the Japanese-Australian Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
We revisit the 2000 Sydney Olympics, which opened 20 years ago this week.
On 10 September 1950, Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped launch her career.
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.
Deborah Conway, along with her partner and collaborator Willy Zygier, performed a special concert at the NFSA.
The NFSA recently received a donation of 12 releases from the short-lived Melbourne-based cassette label Comfort 35.
Powderfinger's Bernard Fanning and producer Nick DiDia talk with the NFSA's Sam Dignand about the making of the band’s iconic album, Internationalist.
Richard Lowenstein and film editor Tayler Martin discuss the making of Mystify: Michael Hutchence, the music of INXS, and the life of Michael Hutchence.
The NFSA is always open online, with our collection available to be explored 24/7.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
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.
Meet the Amazing Miss A - popular ragtime pianist Winifred Atwell, who conquered the charts in the 1950s and later made Australia her home.
Other ways to Support Us