Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
We pay tribute to rock journalist and NFSA Oral History interviewer, Anthony O'Grady.
Cold Chisel are the quintessential Aussie band who wrote the soundtrack for a generation.
To mark 35 years since the premiere of The Thorn Birds mini-series, we take a look at the original costume design sketches in the NFSA collection and talk to Rachel Ward.
Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
Kylie, Jason, Bananarama. These are only some of the people that our Audio Services Preservation Officer and Assistant Curator worked with before joining the NFSA.
Sound designer, yoga teacher, film preserver, florist, foley artist, animal voice-over artist: the talents of our Senior Curatorial Officer Annie Breslin are many!
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Meet Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator - Documents and Artefacts, who has a passion for the performing arts, an obsession with textiles and a love of musical instruments.
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