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Dec 2017

Harold Holt's disappearance

The disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt, on 17 December 1967, remains one of Australia’s greatest mysteries.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Television
Jul 2016

TV history

Fifty years ago, on 21 June 1966, Australia was shocked when Labor and Opposition Leader Arthur Calwell was shot at close range by 19-year-old Peter Kocan.

Bronwyn Barnett
Television
Nov 2015

Preserving 'The Dismissal' footage

Forty years after the dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the NFSA's digital preservation of the surviving original news footage.

Bronwyn Barnett
Oral History
Television

The Dismissal

On the 40th anniversary of the Governor-General's dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the unfolding events of the day from the perspective of two camera operators who filmed them.

Bronwyn Barnett
Oral History
Television