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Mar 2016

Meet the Aussie Superman

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.

Miguel Gonzalez
Radio
Sound

Newcastle time capsule

There's more to Newcastle than coal mining and steel.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Posters
Sound
Television

Vale Jon English

Sound Curator Thorsten Kaeding marks the passing of entertainer Jon English.

Thorsten Kaeding
Film
Photographs
Sound
Television

Conway and Zygier

Curator Nick Henderson spoke with musician Deborah Conway ahead of her performance at the NFSA on 18 March 2016.

Nick Henderson
Sound

Staff Profile: Maryanne Doyle

Radio Archivist Maryanne Doyle speaks with Emily George about her days in improvisational theatre, her time at Gorman House and what she loves about working with the NFSA radio collection.

Emily George
Oral History
Radio
Sound
Feb 2016

Radio saves lives

On this World Radio Day 2016 we look at an Australian example of the lifesaving and community-building power of radio from the Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria in 2009.

Beth Taylor
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound

Staff Profile: Tamara Osicka

In the first edition of our new staff profile series, Emily George speaks with Sound Archivist Tamara Osicka about how she got started on her career, and how she feels handling important cultural items.

Emily George
Object
Sound
Jan 2016

Maurene Edson

Completing an internship at the NFSA led Emily George to an unexpected family connection to the radio collection.

Emily George
Photographs
Sound
Television

Vale Robert Stigwood

Robert Stigwood, one of the most successful and influential Australians involved in the entertainment industry, has died aged 81.

Thorsten Kaeding
Film
Sound
Oct 2015

Lillian Roxon: Rocking with the stars in the 70s

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

Beth Taylor
Radio
Sound