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Aug 2017

Remembering Graham Kennedy

A special Graham Kennedy screening with guest panellists formed part of the 2017 St Kilda Film Festival.

Helen Tully
Television
Jul 2017

Bobo

The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Television

Graham Kennedy abroad

The story behind Graham Kennedy's overseas trip in July 1961, and his break from hosting 'In Melbourne Tonight'.

Simon Smith
Photographs
Television
Jun 2017

Staff Profile: Bronwyn Barnett

Television Archivist Bronwyn Barnett discusses her career in television.

Anna Yates
Oral History
Television
May 2017

Remembering Eddie Mabo

Eddie Mabo - remembering the man behind the monumental land rights case handed down 25 years ago by the High Court of Australia.

Beth Taylor
Film
Television

Graham Kennedy

The NFSA celebrates the larger-than-life career of an entertainment legend.

Mel Bondfield
Television

Aussie TV mums

Throughout the years they’ve brought us joy, sadness, hope, comfort and a lot of laughs. We pay tribute to three marvellous matriarchs of Australian television.

Mel Bondfield
Television
Mar 2017

Staff Profile: Beth Taylor

Meet Beth Taylor, Online Content Producer at the NFSA, whose artistic endeavours include filmmaking, art installations, sculpture, writing and photography.

Anna Yates
Film
Oral History
Photographs
Television
Jan 2017

Ronald Ryan: The Last Man Hanged

Ronald Ryan was the last man hanged in Australia, 50 years ago on 3 February 1967.

Bronwyn Barnett
Television

Remembering Daddy Cool

We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.

Karen Hewitt
Photographs
Sound
Television