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Dec 2016

Marvellous Melbourne

Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.

Jemma Pietrus
Film
Sep 2015

Canberra time capsule

Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Radio
Sound
Television
Jun 2015

Darwin time capsule

Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
May 2015

Archives go Beyond Bytes

Highlights from last month's Beyond Bytes workshop hosted by the NFSA and featuring a panel of international guests from the forefront of new archive business models and processes.

Matthew Davies
Apr 2015

Welcoming the world's archives

This week, the NFSA is hosting the 71st FIAF Congress in Sydney and Canberra. We look back at the technological predictions made at the previous NFSA-FIAF Congress in 1986.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Apr 2014

Thailand's fragile film heritage

Thai Film Archivist Kedsuda Jina recently visited the NFSA to learn about our preservation work. She told Clair Hurford that her country's heritage is in danger because of a lack of interest from the public.

Clair Hurford
Film
Sep 2013

International Council on Archives

Senior researcher Mick Newnham reports on his recent visit to the Solomon Islands for the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives.

Mick Newnham
Film
May 2013

Imaging scientists and archivists

Rod Butler, Head of Preservation and Technical Services, visited Washington DC to attend the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IST) archiving conference.

Rod Butler

South West time capsule

A selection of films made about Australia's South West dating from 1907 to 1972.

Beth Taylor
Film

Southern Queensland time capsule

Discover the history of Southern Queensland through these films and songs from the NFSA collection.

Beth Taylor