The NFSA is sharing rarely seen moving images from the landmark Test Cricket series of summer 1932–33, digitally preserved from our source 35mm nitrate film components.
A panning shot around the stands at the S.C.G. shows a huge crowd present at a 1933 test match between England and Australia.
Hear the only known recording of AFL legend Haydn Bunton, 'the Bradman of football'.
This collection presents highlights from Commonwealth Games held in Australia in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006.
This rare home movie footage from 1939 features the Australian rugby union team en route to the UK – and a tour that would never take place due to the outbreak of war.
Poster for the 1938 NSW Government film A Nation is Built (Frank Hurley) featuring an Aboriginal man with a shield and spear standing with a sailing ship behind him, above is a British sol
This segment from Australia To-Day features a man handling snakes, milking venom and treating a snakebite.
The Australian Rugby Union team, the Wallabies, leaving Sydney on the 1939 - 1940 tour of the UK
The Australian Rugby Union team, the Wallabies, onbraod the RMS Moolton on the 1939 - 1940 tour of the UK.
Home movie footage from the Australian Rugby Union Tour of 1939 to 1940, filmed onboard the RMS Mooltan.