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Comedian Dan Ilic pays tribute to Garry McDonald's gutsy comedy creation.
NFSA curators are ensuring that Australia's COVID-19 experience is documented for future generations.
The story behind a film of a 1914 community working bee in Perth.
Listen to a Q&A with the director of documentary Brazen Hussies (2020), Catherine Dwyer and influential feminist Elizabeth Reid.
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.
A tribute to the pioneering Australian singer Helen Reddy, who has passed away at age 78.
Thorsten Kaeding pays tribute to Max Merritt, the New Zealand-born singer-songwriter and lead singer of Max Merritt & The Meteors.
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.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Guest contributor Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare regional radio programs in the NFSA collection funded by the Rural Bank of NSW.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
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