The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
As part of our Newscaf series, we bring you some notable Christmas light displays, from Toowoomba to Tasmania.
For World Television Day, we're highlighting some recently discovered lost TV performances of Olivia Newton-John from 1965.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
As part of our Newscaf series, we look back at a chilling crime that devastated Victorian police 30 years ago.
A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers, The McDonagh Sisters - Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis. NFSA Restores: The Cheaters screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2018.
The NFSA has recently digitised to 4K the groundbreaking 1924 Russian science-fiction feature film 'Aelita: Queen of Mars'.
See highlights from our 1970s music television panel 'Right There On My TV', featuring Lee Simon and John Paul Young, at the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival.
A look back at the historic Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge on 28 May 2000, through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
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