Dr Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare rural-themed radio programs in the NFSA collection.
To celebrate Felix the Cat's 100th birthday, we bring you some excerpts from the original cartoons.
Interview with Elise Lockwood, the stills photographer on the set of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Christmas drivers taking the coast road out of Canberra in 1974 had to face the rapidly deteriorating 'horror highway'.
On 21 October 1974 Canberra's cyclists took to the streets in protest. Watch how it was reported by the news of the day.
Every March from 1985 to 1992 thousands flocked to the shores of Lake Burley Griffin to witness one of the more spectacular events on the Canberra Festival program, the Capital 7 Birdman Rally.
The coming of spring means one thing to Australia's NRL fans ... Finals!
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hector Crawford in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, it is timely to reflect upon his contribution to Australia’s cultural life.
On Thursday 26 September 1974, a global musical phenomenon arrived in Canberra.
Police, bomb threats, barbed wire, protests ... A tour by the Springboks rugby union team in winter 1971 galvanised anti-apartheid protesters and transformed Canberra.
NFSA Manager, National Media Miguel Gonzalez discovered an article written by Ken G Hall in 1950, about the future of television. The legendary Australian filmmaker was right about most of his predictions!
Behind-the-scenes glimpses of a film shot in Canberra in the forefront of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.
How did a tiny advertisement in the Classifieds section of The Canberra Times on 2 September 1969 lead to ‘Canberra’s Greatest Hoax'?
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