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Simon Smith remembers John Landy, one of Australia’s greatest athletes.
From Barellan to Wimbledon, a close look at the tennis legend's career.
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.
Before he created and hosted Wonder World!, Simon Townsend had already forged a successful career in TV, print and radio journalism.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
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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