The NFSA is participating in a Home Movie Marathon on the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Listen to excerpts from Richard Kingsmill's 1988 community radio documentary about the Australian music industry.
These 24 glass slides set out Walter Scott Griffiths' alternative vision for Canberra.
Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
The first known Australian to make a commercially released recording, the long forgotten Syria Lamonte, is now preserved by the NFSA thanks to the kind donation of an 1898 recording acquired by Roger Neill.
Film curator Sally Jackson investigates the makers of the world's first cricket films, shot in Australia in 1897.
Curator Sally Jackson researches famous faces and fashions of the 1896 Melbourne Cup.
Famous faces and fashions of the 1896 Melbourne Cup.
The Excursion to London panorama toy is a pre-cinema artefact that reveals much about the intimacy of 19th century family life.
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