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Oct 2015

Lillian Roxon: Mother of Rock

Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was a pioneer when it came to giving rock music the serious attention it deserved.

Beth Taylor
Radio
Sound
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
Jul 2015

NFSA Ambassador Margaret Pomeranz

We welcome the one and only Margaret Pomeranz as the first NFSA Ambassador, helping us promote the national collection and the importance of audiovisual preservation.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Radio
Sound
Apr 2015

Towards a level playing field

Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O'Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.

Bronwyn Dowdall
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Radio
Sound
Television
Mar 2015

Jessie Street

We celebrate International Women’s Day with a firsthand account by noted Australian feminist Jessie Street of the 1945 founding conference of the United Nations.

Maryanne Doyle
Radio
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