Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
On World Radio Day in 2020, we celebrate diversity in Australia's radio broadcasting history and the NFSA collection.
The NFSA marks World Radio Day 2019 on 13 February by profiling the community radio series Behind the Violence.
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
On the centenary of Oscar-winning actor Peter Finch’s birth, we publish highlights from his early radio career in Australia.
Superman may be the most iconic of all American superheroes, but back in 1949, he was a true blue Aussie fighting the forces of evil on 2GB radio.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
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.
Binny Lum was known for her friendly, conversational style, and her programs were popular for their interviews with diverse Australian and international personalities.
Women played an important role during Australia’s early years of radio broadcasting. We look at the pioneering contribution of Ethel Lang.
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