The radio becomes portable, and a kind of mania – Beatlemania – grips the nation as the popularity and powers of DJs and presenters grow, and audiences find a connection in the once-illegal talkback radio.
Curator Nick Henderson shares excerpts from the home movies of Ken Garrahy, which are unique for documenting gay social life in Sydney in the 1960s.
The NFSA has restored four landmark films by Italian-Australian filmmaker Giorgio Mangiamele – Il Contratto (1953), The Spag (1962), Ninety Nine Per Cent (1963) and Clay (1965).
The NFSA has released rare footage of the ATN-7 Louis Armstrong television special ‘Riggio Presents Satchmo’, unseen since 1965.
In the fourth of a 5-part series, Dr Jeannine Baker reveals some of the women who shaped and redefined television content for women and children.
This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.
In the third of a five-part series, Dr Jeannine Baker celebrates some of the female producers and directors working in Australian television in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
A clip of the Easybeats performing 'Friday on My Mind' on British television's Top of the Pops in 1966 has been rediscovered.