The visual diary of John Olsen (1928–2023), preserved in the National Library of Australia, documents his progress on the biggest commission of his career, the Sydney Opera House mural Salute t
A convoy of stunt performers outside the Sydney Opera House promote Mad Max: Fury Road ahead of its premiere.
Dame Edna speaks to Mike Walsh from London, showing him and the viewers her Sydney Opera House and Queensland pineapple-inspired spectacles for her upcoming tour of Australia.
The Sydney Opera House as seen from the Royal Botanic Garden on its opening day. Over 60,000 balloons were released when Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the site.
A model of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House on the set of post-apocalyptic Sydney, created for Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (George Miller and George Ogilvie, Aust
This Network Ten Eyewitness News story details the plans for the Sydney Opera House opening ceremony.
A flash mob of hundreds of dancers covers the Sydney Opera House Forecourt steps in this story from National Nine News in Adelaide, broadcast on 14 November 2010. They are dancing to Kylie
Amateur cinematographer George Browne shot this silent home movie at the opening of the Sydney Opera House on 20 October 1973.
Birthday celebrations for the Opera House in 2013 – celebrating 40 years since the opening of this beloved icon.
Made in 1968, this film reveals some of the challenges and controversies involved in the construction of the Sydney Opera House.