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Nov 2017

Remembering Michael Hutchence

Twenty years after his tragic passing, we pay tribute to one of Australia's most dynamic rock stars.

Mel Bondfield
Sound
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
Film
Photographs
Television
Nov 2016

Jimmy Hannan: a winning smile

The Gold Logie-winning entertainer Jimmy Hannan recently donated a wealth of memorabilia to the NFSA.

Beth Taylor
Photographs
Sound
Television
Jul 2016

25 years of 'Treaty'

​​​​​​​Warning: This Article may contain names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nick Henderson
Sound
Mar 2016

Vale Jon English

Sound Curator Thorsten Kaeding marks the passing of entertainer Jon English.

Thorsten Kaeding
Film
Photographs
Sound
Television

Conway and Zygier

Curator Nick Henderson spoke with musician Deborah Conway ahead of her performance at the NFSA on 18 March 2016.

Nick Henderson
Sound
Mar 2015

Oral History: Musicians

Three popular musicians talk about their careers at length for the NFSA Oral History program.

Bronwyn Murphy
Oral History
Sound
Aug 2014

Vale Peter Sculthorpe

The music of Peter Sculthorpe has influenced three generations of Australians more deeply than we perhaps realise.

Jenny Gall
Sound
Feb 2014

David Bridie

David Bridie, one of the most distinctive voices and songwriters in Australian music, will launch the NFSA’s 100 Seats program – a unique, intimate session with renowned performers exploring their ideas and their art, limited to 100 tickets.

Miguel Gonzalez
Sound
Jan 2014

Surf music summer

The summer of 1963-64 was the summer of surf music in Australia.

Kylie Doherty
Sound