The NFSA provided much of the footage for this landmark documentary series.
A look at forgotten film ingénue Betty Bryant, who features in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Stories from our collection about recording, broadcasting and teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
Investigating the background of the man who first recorded Waltzing Matilda.
This retro Woman's Day TV ad from 1982 uses race-calling to sell issues during Melbourne Cup week.
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2018 takes place on 27 October. The NFSA's Gayle Lake and Richard Vorobieff discuss the significance of preserving our heritage.
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
Through our Newscaf program, we share footage of some of the famous stars who love the Opera House – including Oprah Winfrey and Jackie Chan.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
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.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
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