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Australia Daze: 1988 to Now

For the documentary Australia Daze, 28 film crews captured Australia's bicentennial celebrations over 24 hours across the country on 26 January 1988.
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Silent Night

Johnny Milner takes a look at one of the most enduring of Christmas carols, 'Silent Night', with performances by Paul Robeson and Archie Roach.
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Top Content 2020

What was the most popular content on our website in 2020?
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2020 at the NFSA

View and listen to highlights of what we collected in 2020, including an emotional eyewitness account of the Victorian bushfires and exclusive interviews on the impact of COVID-19.
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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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Deep Dive: Blue-Tongue Films

In October 2020, the NFSA presented an online screening of shorts from Blue-Tongue Films and a Q&A with two of the collective’s principal creatives, Nash Edgerton and David Michôd.
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Vale Hugh Keays-Byrne

A tribute to actor Hugh Keays-Byrne, who has passed away at age 73.
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Remembering John Lennon

We look back at local and overseas reporting and reactions to the death of music legend John Lennon on 8 December 1980.
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Remembering John Lennon

We look back at local overseas reporting and reactions to the death of music legend John Lennon on 8 December 1980.
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Best of Martin/Molloy

Tony Martin talks about the groundbreaking 1990s radio comedy program Martin/Molloy being inducted into the 2020 Sounds of Australia and preserved at the NFSA.
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Laura Gordon Interview

Curator Jenny Gall talks with Laura Gordon about starring in the film Undertow, for which she's been nominated for Best Actress at the 2020 AACTA Awards.
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Getting to Know Archie Roach

In 2020, Archie Roach is being inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Here are 10 amazing facts about the singer-songwriter.
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Getting to Know Archie Roach

In 2020, Archie Roach was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Here are 10 amazing facts about the singer-songwriter.
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All about Kylie

Whether you're a big Kylie fan or new to her work, why not test your Kylie knowledge with these 50 fun facts?
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World TV Day 2020

For World TV Day 2020, sample some key moments in the evolution of Australian broadcasting and take a deep dive into our television collection.
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NFSA Stories: Explorer Jack Hides

The NFSA's Teilo Nicholls discovered a recording in the collection featuring the voice of his great uncle – a well-known explorer in Papua New Guinea in the 1930s.
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Carriberrie 360° Experience

Carriberrie is a 360° online experience celebrating Indigenous song and dance.
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Celebrating Jeanne Little

Adored by Australian television audiences for decades, we list 12 reasons to love Jeanne Little.
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Deep Dive: Mabo and Trevor Graham

To celebrate NAIDOC Week, this month’s Deep Dive looks at Mabo: Life of an Island Man (1997) and features a yarn with Indigenous Connections Manager Tasha James and the film's director, Trevor Graham.
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Phar Lap’s Greatest Victory

On the 90th anniversary of Phar Lap’s famous 1930 Melbourne Cup victory, we revisit the surviving footage to discover a new multi-camera race ending.
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