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Mar 2017

The boy on the Harbour Bridge

We found the family of the young boy who climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge in March 1932!

Miguel Gonzalez
Film

Cinesound's Sydney Harbour Bridge scoop

The Sydney Harbour Bridge opened 85 years ago and Cinesound Productions' newsreel secured the scoop of a lifetime.

Beth Taylor
Film
Photographs

Amy Johnson, Aviator

We pay tribute to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson this International Women's Day

Mel Bondfield
Film
Sound

Prue Borthwick on making Gaywaves

Dashiell Hannoush talks to Prue Borthwick about the LGBTI radio program Gaywaves and how she turned her personal stories into social statements.

Dashiell Hannoush
Radio
Sound
Feb 2017

Ken Muggleston

Australian set decorator Ken Muggleston recalls the moment he first learned he'd won an Academy Award.

Stephen Groenewegen
Oral History

Cricket legends in action, 100 years later

We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Object

Radio Amateur Hour

We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.

Chris Arneil
Radio
Sound

Fanny's Memory of the World

Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings are inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

WARNING: this article contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Rod Butler
Sound
Jan 2017

Ronald Ryan: The Last Man Hanged

Ronald Ryan was the last man hanged in Australia, 50 years ago on 3 February 1967.

Bronwyn Barnett
Television

Remembering Daddy Cool

We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.

Karen Hewitt
Photographs
Sound
Television