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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
Feb 2015

Happy birthday Binny!

Binny Lum was born 100 years ago, on 2 February 1915. Radio Archivist Chris Arneil spoke with her husband Geoff Charter about the remarkable career of this radio personality.

Chris Arneil
Radio
Nov 2013

Binny Lum and the stars

Binny Lum was known for her friendly, conversational style, and her programs were popular for their interviews with diverse Australian and international personalities.

Chris Arneil
Radio
May 2013

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
Feb 2013

Mildura time capsule

See how Mildura has changed in these films and recorded sound items from the NFSA's collection.

Beth Taylor
Film
Sound

Ethel Lang

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Ethel Lang.

Carla Teixeira
Radio

Grace Gibson

Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Grace Gibson.

Maryanne Doyle
Radio