Every Australian knows the chorus of 'Waltzing Matilda' but who sang the song first?
This television ad for Woman's Day magazine's Melbourne Cup edition shows a slice of Australian life in 1982.
NFSA staff discuss the significance of preserving our audiovisual heritage.
This retro Woman's Day TV ad from 1982 uses race-calling to sell issues during Melbourne Cup week.
Through our Newscaf program, we share footage of some of the famous stars who love the Opera House – including Oprah Winfrey and Jackie Chan.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
We’ve produced a short documentary about the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the NFSA. The exhibition is now on its national tour, starting at Adelaide’s Samstag Museum of Art.
As part of our Newscaf series, we revisit the moment 25 years ago when Sydney won the right to host the 2000 Summer Olympic Games.
As part of our Newscaf series, we look back at a chilling crime that devastated Victorian police 30 years ago.
Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
Jane Campion's bold and unconventional work has been acclaimed around the world.
A look back at the 2008 visit to Australia by Pope Benedict XVI through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
Mubina Patanwala grew up knowing her aunt Asha was famous, but never expected to find her in the NFSA collection.
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