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Dec 2017

Mr Squiggle's Christmas cards

This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.

Jessica Bolton
Documents
Television

2017 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2017?

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Oral History
Posters
Radio
Sound
Television
Sep 2017

Cinema Art poster collection

Cinema Art Films brought many notable foreign productions to Australia between 1927 and 1932. We've acquired original posters for a selection of their releases.

Beck Martin
Posters
Jul 2017

Australia's first gold record

What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.

Nick Henderson
Documents
Sound
Dec 2016

2016 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television
Sep 2016

Malcolm turns 30

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the beloved Australian comedy Malcolm.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Oral History
Photographs
Posters

Welcome to television

60 years ago, one sentence ‘Good evening and welcome to television’, marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.

Helen Tully
Documents
Oral History
Television
Jul 2016

A Town Like Alice

A Town Like Alice premiered in Australia on 24 July 1956 and celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2016.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Posters
Jun 2016

Actors vs Nazis: the Taussig collection

David Atfield, from Collection Stewardship at the NFSA, discovers the fascinating movie-star wartime stories behind the Taussig film stills collection.

David Atfield
Documents
Film
Photographs

Staff Profile: Belinda Hunt

Emily George speaks with Documents and Artefacts Curator Belinda Hunt about how a visit to the NFSA in primary school would ultimately define her career - and her life.

Emily George
Documents
Film
Photographs