In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
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.
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!
We spoke to David Parker and Tony Mahood, two of the creative minds responsible for creating the quirky getaway car in Malcolm (1986).
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.
Meet NFSA staffer Gerry O'Neill: preserving Australia's sound heritage when he's not thrashing his guitar with punk outfit The Bladder Spasms.
In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.
Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market in Australia.
Released 25 years ago today, 'From Little Things Big Things Grow' has become an iconic Australian protest song, symbolic of the movement for Indigenous equality and land rights in Australia.
Bronwyn Murphy talks to Emily George about working as a sound editor on Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002), The Sapphires(2012) and Mabo: Life of an Island Man(1997).
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