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Dec 2016

2016 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television
Jun 2016

Brian Nankervis

In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.

Bronwyn Murphy
Oral History
Radio
Sound
Television
Dec 2015

2015 at the NFSA

Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Television
Nov 2015

Preserving 'The Dismissal' footage

Forty years after the dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the NFSA's digital preservation of the surviving original news footage.

Bronwyn Barnett
Oral History
Television

The Dismissal

On the 40th anniversary of the Governor-General's dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the unfolding events of the day from the perspective of two camera operators who filmed them.

Bronwyn Barnett
Oral History
Television
Aug 2015

Australia's first Oscar

The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.

Beth Taylor
Documents
Film
Mar 2015

Oral History: Directors

In these Oral History interviews, three filmmakers discuss their careers making documentary and drama for TV and film.

Bronwyn Murphy
Film
Oral History
Jun 2014

I worked with The Beatles

On the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Australian tour, Frank Ifield and Martin Benge remember the times when they worked with the Fab Four.

Miguel Gonzalez
Oral History
Mar 2014

Vale Wendy Hughes

Listen to our Oral History interview with Wendy Hughes as Meg Labrum and Ken Berryman celebrate the talent and beauty of one of Australia's most beloved actors.

Ken Berryman
Film
Oral History
Jul 2013

Heath Ledger oral history project

Sixteen interviews have been recorded with graduating students for the Heath Ledger Young Artists Oral History Project.

Ken Berryman
Film
Oral History
Sound
Television