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Sep 2015

System upgrade? Sounds great!

Ross Garrett, Team Leader Audio Services at the NFSA, shares the good news about recent upgrades to our audio services studios.

Ross Garrett
Sound

Canberra time capsule

Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Radio
Sound
Television
Jul 2015

NFSA Ambassador Margaret Pomeranz

We welcome the one and only Margaret Pomeranz as the first NFSA Ambassador, helping us promote the national collection and the importance of audiovisual preservation.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Radio
Sound

Country stars give old technology a new spin

The NFSA's Graham McDonald records Australian country music stars and emerging artists on lacquer disc at the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Stephen Groenewegen
Sound

John Hutchinson's life of sound

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.

Tessa Elieff
Oral History
Sound
Jun 2015

John Hutchinson's legacy of sound

Sound archivist Tessa Elieff reports from a ceremony of appreciation for WA field sound recordist John Hutchinson that took place during Reconciliation Week.

Tessa Elieff
Oral History
Sound
Apr 2015

New voices, old technology

Contemporary artists make new recordings on 19th century wax cylinder technology at the NFSA.

Graham McDonald
Sound

Towards a level playing field

Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O'Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.

Bronwyn Dowdall
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Radio
Sound
Television
Mar 2015

Oral History: Musicians

Three popular musicians talk about their careers at length for the NFSA Oral History program.

Bronwyn Murphy
Oral History
Sound
Jan 2015

All roads lead to Tamworth

Indigenous Connections curator Brenda Gifford reports from the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Brenda Gifford
Sound