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Mar 2018

Mike Walsh and friends

As well as featuring the biggest stars from around the world, The Mike Walsh Show kept Aussies entertained with a bevy of quirky guests.

Beth Taylor
Feb 2018

The first Sydney Mardi Gras

On the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, a new NFSA digital restoration of the documentary Witches, Faggots, Dykes and Poofters goes back to where it all started.

Stephen Groenewegen
Jan 2018

NFSA Restores: The Cheaters

Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.

Tara Marynowsky
Dec 2017

We were starstruck in 2017

In 2017 we found new and exciting ways to connect with our audiences through festivals, programs and special events. Here's a look back at some of the highlights.

Adam Blackshaw
Oct 2017

Monkey Gripping Radio

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Helen Garner’s first novel, Monkey Grip.

Maryanne Doyle
Sep 2017

Reliving the 1980s

Our 100th curated collection is all about the 1980s, and it stars Charles and Diana, Kylie and Dannii Minogue, Edna Everage, David Attenborough, Linda Burney, Ken Done, Michael Hutchence and many, many more.

Beth Taylor
Jun 2017

Feminist Filmmakers

Feminist films from the 1970s, 80s and 90s still resonate today.

Heather Gill
May 2017

Lights, camera, Winter!

Our Canberra winter program has the perfect mix of cinema events, live performances and regular favourites to keep all ages entertained.

Jemma Pietrus
Mar 2017

Prue Borthwick on making Gaywaves

Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.

Dashiell Hannoush
Nov 2016

The Young Doctors turns 40

The Young Doctors made its debut on TCN 9 (Nine Network) in 1976, breaking new ground in medical drama.

Helen Tully