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Jan 2018

Newscaf 30th Anniversary

We're celebrating 30 years of our News and Current Affairs Program in 2018 by revisiting the big news stories that captivated a generation.

Bronwyn Barnett
Television
Mar 2016

Madonna: recession buster

We take a look back at the early 1990s, to see how Australia reacted to Madonna's first tour.

Miguel Gonzalez
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
Nov 2010

World TV Day

The late Victorian broadcaster, journalist and author Michael Schildberger recognised early in his career the role that TV could play in reporting news as it unfolded.

Helen Tully
Television