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Aug 2013

The legacy of Hector Crawford

On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hector Crawford in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, it is timely to reflect upon his contribution to Australia’s cultural life.

By Helen Tully / 14 Aug 2013
Documents
Oral History
Television
Mar 2013

Bert Ive

Graham Shirley traces the history of the Cinema and Photographic Branch through the life of its first long-term cinematographer, Bert Ive.

By Graham Shirley / 18 Mar 2013
Documents
Film
Photographs
Dec 2012

Everything’s Connected

Musings leading to Sympathy for the Devil, King Kong and more.

By Patricia Downes / 20 Dec 2012
Documents
Sound
Mar 2012

Ansett's last flight

The NFSA marks the tenth anniversary of the last flight of Ansett Australia on 5 March 2002 with two highlights from its new Ansett collection.

By Siobhan Dee / 15 Mar 2012
Documents
Film
Object
Jan 2011

Waltzing Matilda, covered

Just about every craze, fad and fashion in popular music has generated a recording of Waltzing Matilda.

By Graham McDonald / 7 Jan 2011
Documents
Sound
Nov 2010

Orphan works

The NFSA sponsors a new user guide on flexible dealing and cultural institutions.

By Fiona Gunn / 30 Nov 2010
Documents
Film
Object
Photographs
Posters
Sound