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Deep Dive: Chips Rafferty

Listen to Dr Andrew Pike's special presentation at the NFSA about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
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Mavis Ripper, Costume Designer

NFSA curator Jenny Gall shines a spotlight on Mavis Ripper, a pioneer of Australian costume design for film and theatre.
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Wimbledon Tennis Stars

To coincide with the annual 'Wimbledon fortnight', Johnny Milner takes a look at some Australian tennis stars who have excelled on the traditional grass court at Wimbledon.
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Deep Dive: Marion Boyce

Renowned Australian costume designer Marion Boyce spoke with NFSA Assistant Curator Jenny Gall about the characters, costumes and designs on Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.
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Vale Dame Vera Lynn

We commemorate the life of celebrated English singer Dame Vera Lynn, affectionately known as the 'Forces' Sweetheart', who has passed away at the age of 103.
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Deep Dive: Deborah Conway

Deborah Conway, along with her partner and collaborator Willy Zygier, performed a special concert at the NFSA.
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Cassette Culture

The NFSA recently received a donation of 12 releases from the short-lived Melbourne-based cassette label Comfort 35.
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Wanda Beach Murders and the Beaumont Kids

Amy Butterfield considers the wave of high-profile crimes in the 1960s that led commentators to proclaim that Australia had 'lost its innocence'.
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Deep Dive: The Matrix

Listen to a discussion with Andrew Mason, Executive Producer of The Matrix, that the NFSA hosted to mark the film's 20th anniversary.
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Deep Dive: Ella

Ella Havelka, the first Indigenous dancer with the Australian Ballet, discusses the documentary Ella with director Douglas Watkin and the NFSA's Karina Libbey.
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Tracey Moffatt

The NFSA highlights the work of Tracey Moffatt. The groundbreaking Indigenous artist and filmmaker features in our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists curated collection.
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Tracey Moffatt

The NFSA highlights the work of Tracey Moffatt, the groundbreaking contemporary artist and filmmaker.
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Albert Namatjira

Johnny Milner looks at influential Arrernte artist, Albert Namatjira and how he used his art as a vehicle for political reform.
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Deep Dive: Ian Darling on The Final Quarter

Director Ian Darling, ex-footballer Michael O’Loughlin, and AFL Inclusion and Social Policy Manager Tanya Hosch discuss the Adam Goodes documentary The Final Quarter and racism in sport.
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Deep Dive: The Final Quarter

Director Ian Darling, ex-footballer Michael O’Loughlin, and AFL Inclusion and Social Policy Manager Tanya Hosch discuss the Adam Goodes documentary The Final Quarter and racism in sport with ABC's Fran Kelly
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National Reconciliation Week

Discover four inspiring Australian Biography life stories for National Reconciliation Week 2020.
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Mad Max 2 and 3: Costumes

Costume designer Norma Moriceau drew on her background in the London punk scene when creating iconic costumes for Mad Max 2 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
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Reconciliation Walk: 20 Years

To coincide with National Reconciliation Week 2020, we look back at the Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which took place 20 years ago on 28 May 2000. 
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Reconciliation Walk: 20 Years

To coincide with Reconciliation Week 2020, we look back at the Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which took place 20 years ago on 28 May 2000. 
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Mad Max Movies: Stunts

The insane, death-defying sequences, performed by talented stunt performers, are a huge part of the appeal of the Mad Max films.
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