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SBS Vinyl Collection

The NFSA is now the custodian of more than 20,000 vinyl long play records from the SBS 3EA Melbourne and SBS Sydney 2EA radio collections.
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The McDonagh Sisters

A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers, The McDonagh Sisters - Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis. NFSA Restores: The Cheaters screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2018.
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The McDonagh Sisters

A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers, The McDonagh Sisters - Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis. NFSA Restores: The Cheaters screens at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
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Heath Ledger exhibition

Audiences are about to discover the man behind the camera in the NFSA’s new exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures.
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Heath Ledger: A Portrait

Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
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Jane Campion: a portrait

Jane Campion's bold and unconventional work has been acclaimed around the world. 
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Model 'Newsfront’ Holden Panel Van

We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
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Newscaf: World Youth Day 2008

A look back at the 2008 visit to Australia by Pope Benedict XVI through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
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Web series at the NFSA

Film curator Heather Gill looks at the growing popularity of web series in Australia and highlights some recent additions to the NFSA collection.
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NFSA Stories: My Bollywood Aunt

Mubina Patanwala grew up knowing her aunt Asha was famous, but never expected to find her in the NFSA collection.
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Happy 60th Birthday Logies

The NFSA is sharing some memorable Logies moments to celebrate the 60th year of Australian television's night of nights.
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Newscaf: freak snow

With winter underway, we look at freak snow – snowfalls at unexpected times and places – through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
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Snow skiing in Australia

With winter here, take a look at newsreels, home movies, news reports and short documentaries from the NFSA collection about skiing in Australia.
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Celebrating Cold Chisel

Cold Chisel are the quintessential Aussie band who wrote the soundtrack for a generation.
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My Brilliant Career

The empowering 1979 classic Australian film My Brilliant Career has been digitally restored as part of the NFSA Restores program.
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Aelita: Queen of Mars

The NFSA has recently digitised to 4K the groundbreaking 1924 Russian science-fiction feature film 'Aelita: Queen of Mars'.
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Right There On My TV

See highlights from our 1970s music television panel 'Right There On My TV', featuring Lee Simon and John Paul Young, at the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival.
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Barnesy: Rock Icon

We're shining a light on the phenomenal career of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes.
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Newscaf: Reconciliation Walk

The historic Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge took place on 28 May 2000. We look back at the day through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
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Louise Lovely: 1916 fan mail

The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
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