See Sydney in all its shiny magnificence, from Australia's first recorded moving image filmed at Prince Alfred Park in 1896 to contemporary colour footage.
Fifty surprising, heartwarming and weirdly wonderful items from the NFSA collection.
Selected from the Film Australia Collection, the clips in this collection show everyday Australians at work in a variety of contexts.
These curated collections of vintage videos bring Australia's capital cities to life.
For the war effort to be successful, it was not only men who needed to be recruited.
On 31 July 1915 Darcy defended his world middleweight title against American Eddie McGoorty. This was filmed and used in the recruitment campaign.
'Young Jackie wrote to Santa Claus, "We long to hear those bells of yours. Please hurry, bring your jingle bells to where the real Australian dwells.
This clip shows members of the South Australian Fire Brigade at their Wakefield Street headquarters in Adelaide demonstrating rescue and resuscitation techniques for the camera.
Made by The National Film Board 1954, this film captures the delightful city of Adelaide, capital of South Australia.
This light-hearted recruitment tune composed in 1915 by Tom Mellor and Harry Gifford was a British wartime hit and claimed a uniform was all it took to attract 'nice' girls