With the passing of George Ogilvie, Australia has lost one of its most acclaimed theatre, film and TV directors.
In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
A recently donated film reveals the only known colour footage of Sir Donald Bradman playing cricket.
The NFSA celebrates Valentine's Day with recently restored footage of a unique wedding ceremony in the skies over Sydney in 1932.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
A look at Betty Bryant, once Australia’s most famed film ingénue, who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now open on the Gold Coast.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
We're celebrating The Man from Snowy River (1982), the hit film inspired by Banjo Paterson's poem, with a new curated collection.
The first trans-Arctic flight took place 90 years ago. It's one of many memorable flying feats chronicled in our new Early Aviators curated collection.
On the eve of the 21st Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, we look back at highlights from the previous four Games held in Australia.
Australia's first female lifesavers are being formally recognised for their service, more than 70 years after they patrolled Terrigal beach.
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