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.
Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O'Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.
This is how a sequined dress bought in Paris by Yass woman Kathleen Coen in 1925 became part of Australia’s film history.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.
Curator Itzell Tazzyman introduces 21st century audiences to the wonders of 19th century magic lanterns.
Stewart Shannon reveals some of the tricks and secrets that the Collection Management team use to keep the NFSA collection safe.
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.
There are relatively few surviving brown wax cylinders recorded in Australia prior to 1903, which made the donation of one to the NFSA a very exciting prospect for Sound Curator Tamara Osicka.
'The Art of Sound' is a collaborative project between the NFSA and selected regional art galleries examining the intersections between sound and the visual arts.
It’s been a year now that the NFSA has been home to the Gotye / Illuminart interactive sculpture 'Fractured Heart'.
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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