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Australia’s Great Strike Remembered

The NFSA is proud to announce that its reconstruction of the censored 1917 film The Great Strike has been inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
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Tennis in Australia

Our new Tennis curated collection features some of Australia's greatest stars of the sport.
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Jimmy Hannan: a winning smile

Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
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Dogs vs Cats

This summer, the NFSA is celebrating our furry friends with our season of cool cat matinees and dog day afternoons!
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Dogs Versus Cats

This summer, the NFSA is celebrating our furry friends with our season of cool cat matinees and dog day afternoons!
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Aussie Summer BBQ

This summer, we're celebrating a great national tradition – the Aussie barbecue.
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Vale Anthony O’Grady

We pay tribute to rock journalist and NFSA Oral History interviewer, Anthony O'Grady.
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2018 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2018?
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Newscaf: Christmas lights

As part of our Newscaf series, we bring you some notable Christmas light displays, from Toowoomba to Tasmania.
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The Songs of Jack O’Hagan

This week marks 120 years since the birth of Australian singer-songwriter Jack O'Hagan, who wrote over 600 songs including 'Along The Road To Gundagai' and 'Our Don Bradman'.
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A Change In the Weather

As part of our Newscaf series, we’re taking a look at how weather reporting has changed on Australian television throughout the decades.
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World TV Day: Olivia Newton-John

For World Television Day, we're highlighting some recently discovered lost TV performances of Olivia Newton-John from 1965.
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World Television Day: Olivia Newton-John

For World Television Day, we're highlighting some recently discovered lost TV performances of Olivia Newton-John from 1965.
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World TV Day: Olivia Newton-John

For World Television Day, we're highlighting some recently discovered lost TV performances of Olivia Newton-John from 1965.
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Marvellous Melbourne

Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.
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Remembrance Day 2018

To mark Remembrance Day 2018, and the centenary of the end of the First World War, the NFSA is screening Peter Jackson's new film, 'They Shall Not Grow Old'.
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NFSA Stories: Outback geologist

Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
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Who sang Waltzing Matilda?

Investigating the background of the man who first recorded Waltzing Matilda.
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Retro Melbourne Cup TV Ad

This retro Woman's Day TV ad from 1982 uses race-calling to sell issues during Melbourne Cup week.
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Horror Radio

For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
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