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Jun 2014

I worked with The Beatles

On the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Australian tour, Frank Ifield and Martin Benge remember the times when they worked with the Fab Four.

Miguel Gonzalez
Oral History

Vale Bernard 'Doc' Neeson

With the passing of Doc Neeson we have lost an icon of Australian rock, writes sound curator Thorsten Kaeding.

Thorsten Kaeding
Oral History
Sound
Apr 2014

Countdown to our 30th

Saturday 5 April 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the announcement in Parliament by Barry Cohen, Minister for Home Affairs and Environment, that the government would establish an autonomous National Film and Sound Archive.

Clair Hurford
Oral History
Mar 2014

Vale Wendy Hughes

Listen to our Oral History interview with Wendy Hughes as Meg Labrum and Ken Berryman celebrate the talent and beauty of one of Australia's most beloved actors.

Ken Berryman
Film
Oral History

Andrew Denton

Andrew Denton is usually the one asking all the questions, but he swapped roles for a day and opened up during an interview for our Oral History program.

Bronwyn Murphy
Oral History
Radio
Sound
Oct 2013

Vale Daphne Campbell

Oral History manager Ken Berryman farewells the star of the 1946 Australian epic The Overlanders, Daphne Campbell, who passed away on 15 October 2013 at the age of 89.

Ken Berryman
Film
Oral History

Gotye, in his own words

Wouter ‘Wally’ De Backer, better known as Gotye, sat down with us to record a comprehensive Oral history interview.

Ken Berryman
Oral History
Sound
Aug 2013

The legacy of Hector Crawford

On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hector Crawford in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, it is timely to reflect upon his contribution to Australia’s cultural life.

Helen Tully
Documents
Oral History
Television
Jul 2013

Heath Ledger oral history project

Sixteen interviews have been recorded with graduating students for the Heath Ledger Young Artists Oral History Project.

Ken Berryman
Film
Oral History
Sound
Television
May 2013

Restoring Eagle Rock

A rarely-seen experimental colourised version of Daddy Cool’s film clip for 'Eagle Rock' has been found and restored by the NFSA.

Simon Smith
Film
Oral History
Sound