Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
On 14 February 2020, it is 120 years since the (fictional) events in Picnic at Hanging Rock. Jenny Gall takes a close look at two of the costumes from Peter Weir's film, released 45 years ago in 1975.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2019?
Before he created and hosted Wonder World!, Simon Townsend had already forged a successful career in TV, print and radio journalism.
We’ve produced a short documentary about the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition. The exhibition continues its national tour, opening next at Home of the Arts on the Gold Coast on 2 March.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2018?
Jennifer Coombes looks at costume sketches and continuity polaroids of Heath Ledger’s portrayal of Ned Kelly, as featured in the exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures at the NFSA.
This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
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