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.
A look at the creation of the iconic 'Louie the Fly' jingle, named by the NFSA in 2018 as one of the Sounds of Australia.
Our free monthly Vinyl Lounge celebrated its 4th birthday on 6 October, with a memorable evening that included great music, delicious cake and a very special guest.
Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings are inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
WARNING: this article contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Released 25 years ago today, 'From Little Things Big Things Grow' has become an iconic Australian protest song, symbolic of the movement for Indigenous equality and land rights in Australia.
John Hutchinson dedicated many years to recording the sounds of Western Australia's wildlife, environment and people. Sound archivist Tessa Elieff writes about his life.
Sound archivist Tessa Elieff reports from a ceremony of appreciation for WA field sound recordist John Hutchinson that took place during Reconciliation Week.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 2 includes wild sounds, rock stars, Indigenous music and Mardi Gras.
What do dingoes, 80s rock and an orgasmic opus have in common? They're all part of the 2014 Sounds of Australia!
The first known Australian to make a commercially released recording, the long forgotten Syria Lamonte, is now preserved by the NFSA thanks to the kind donation of an 1898 recording acquired by Roger Neill.
Brendan Smith explains why 'The Art of Sound' was meant to come to Burnie, Tasmania.
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