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.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Christmas drivers taking the coast road out of Canberra in 1974 had to face the rapidly deteriorating 'horror highway'.
On 21 October 1974 Canberra's cyclists took to the streets in protest. Watch how it was reported by the news of the day.
Every March from 1985 to 1992 thousands flocked to the shores of Lake Burley Griffin to witness one of the more spectacular events on the Canberra Festival program, the Capital 7 Birdman Rally.
The coming of spring means one thing to Australia's NRL fans ... Finals!
On Thursday 26 September 1974, a global musical phenomenon arrived in Canberra.
Police, bomb threats, barbed wire, protests ... A tour by the Springboks rugby union team in winter 1971 galvanised anti-apartheid protesters and transformed Canberra.
Behind-the-scenes glimpses of a film shot in Canberra in the forefront of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.
How did a tiny advertisement in the Classifieds section of The Canberra Times on 2 September 1969 lead to ‘Canberra’s Greatest Hoax'?
Ten News captures the 1995 re-enactment of the opening of Tharwa Bridge to mark the centenary of the ACT's oldest bridge.
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