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Aug 2016

Ballarat time capsule

Ballarat is home to the gold rush and the Eureka Rebellion, two seminal events that shaped Australia's national story.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Sound

Saving LGBTI radio

Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.

Chris Arneil
Radio
Sound
Jul 2016

Remixing 'Treaty'

Warning: This article may contain names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nick Henderson
Oral History
Sound

25 years of 'Treaty'

​​​​​​​Warning: This Article may contain names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nick Henderson
Sound

Staff Profile: Gerry O'Neill

Meet NFSA staffer Gerry O'Neill: preserving Australia's sound heritage when he's not thrashing his guitar with punk outfit The Bladder Spasms.

Adam Blackshaw
Object
Sound
Jun 2016

Brian Nankervis

In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.

Bronwyn Murphy
Oral History
Radio
Sound
Television
May 2016

Vinyl renaissance

Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market in Australia.

Nick Henderson
Object
Sound

From Little Things Big Things Grow

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.

Nick Henderson
Film
Sound

21st century vinyl

Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson looks at the new vinyl records being added to the NFSA collection, thanks to Melbourne’s Zenith Records – from Kylie Minogue to The Wiggles.

Nick Henderson
Sound
Apr 2016

Staff Profile: Bronwyn Murphy

Bronwyn Murphy talks to Emily George about working as a sound editor on Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002), The Sapphires(2012) and Mabo: Life of an Island Man(1997).

Emily George
Film
Oral History
Sound