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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

Are we losing the picture?

The change to digital cinemas is rapidly gathering speed. How will film prints be screened in the future?

By Dominic Case / 2 Jan 2011
Film
Dec 2010

Our summer playlist

From Little Pattie to Mondo Rock, check out our sizzling Sounds of Summer playlist.

By Matthew Davies / 21 Dec 2010
Sound

Australian Jazz Archive

The Australian Jazz Archive is a part of the NFSA collection.

By Matthew Davies / 15 Dec 2010
Sound

Vale James Dibble

The veteran Australian newsreader James Dibble has died in Sydney at the age of 87.

By Vincent Plush / 15 Dec 2010
Television

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

By Sally Jackson / 15 Dec 2010
Film

National Registry of Audiovisual Collections

The National Registry of Audiovisual Collections is a unique NFSA initiative – a listing of over 80 audiovisual collections from across Australia.

Sydney: City of Film

In offering my congratulations to the Sydney: City of Film management committee for their successful bid, I would also like to reflect for a moment on why Sydney so richly deserves this honour.

By Ann Landrigan / 14 Dec 2010
Film
Television

Earliest Test Cricket Film

We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the earliest known surviving film of Test cricket in Australia with a new digital video master.

By Simon Smith / 14 Dec 2010
Film

Jedda

Find out how the NFSA restored this groundbreaking Australian film for release on DVD.

Film