Every Australian knows the chorus of 'Waltzing Matilda' but who sang the song first?
This television ad for Woman's Day magazine's Melbourne Cup edition shows a slice of Australian life in 1982.
NFSA staff discuss the significance of preserving our audiovisual heritage.
The new NFSA documentary Steam on the Harbour showcases Darling Harbour as a busy railway goods yard, long before it became a Sydney tourist destination.
A former railway signaller, Film Curatorial Officer Jeff Wray explores the train films of Roger McKenzie.
As the 120th anniversary of cinema in Australia creeps up on us, Curator Sally Jackson takes a moment to consider how Australians recognise their cinema heritage.
Les McLaren is one of a group of Australian filmmakers who made significant documentaries in Papua New Guinea in the 1970s–1990s. We talked with him about their legacy.
Michael Waterhouse is sharing rare 1930s film shot by his grandfather on the Papua New Guinea goldfields. He talks about tracking down and reconstructing his grandfather’s films.
Curator Sally Jackson researches famous faces and fashions of the 1896 Melbourne Cup.
This exhibition celebrates over 100 years of documentary filmmaking on behalf of the Australian Government with a focus on its first long-term cinematographer Bert Ive.
Graham Shirley shares his memories of Stanley Hawes ahead of this week's Hawes retrospective at DocWeek in Adelaide.
Graham Shirley's tribute to Albie Thoms (28 Jul 1941 - 28 Nov 2012), filmmaker and advocate for an independent Australian cinema.
The Marius Sestier film previously believed to have been shot in a Melbourne park has now been identified as being shot in Sydney's Prince Alfred Park.
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