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Fredd Bear Costume

Fredd Bear, the much-loved children’s television character from the late 1960s and early 70s, has arrived at the NFSA.
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John Farnham’s Early Years

Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
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Animated short films

Enjoy a comprehensive selection of Australian animated short films in our new curated collection.
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NFSA Stories: Mornington Island

Caitlyn LeRoy, who works at the NFSA, discovers early footage of her family and place of birth in the collection.
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John Farnham Trivia

Have you explored our John Farnham online exhibition yet? We share some fascinating facts and fun trivia about the music superstar.
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The Dressmaker Costumes: Last Weeks

Don't miss The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition at the NFSA before it closes on 18 August 2019.
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Moon Landing: 20, 30 and 50 Years

For the 50th anniversary of the July 1969 Apollo 11 mission, we are sharing these news clips from 1969 and also from the 20th and 30th anniversaries of the Moon landing in 1989 and 1999.
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The Loneliest Journey

Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, the NFSA has unearthed a rare recording of the historic event on Australian commercial radio, as it happened in 1969.
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Grace Gibson Radio

We're marking the 30th anniversary of the passing of radio entrepreneur Grace Gibson with the publication of some vintage radio dramas.
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NAIDOC Week: M Yunupingu

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that the following article contains the names, images and voices of deceased persons.
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NAIDOC Week: M Yunupingu

The theme of NAIDOC Week 2019 is 'Voice – Treaty – Truth'. We remember the voice of the hit song 'Treaty', the lead singer of Yothu Yindi.
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Original Moon Landing Broadcast

A rare copy of the restored original TV broadcast of the July 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing, previously given by NASA to the CSIRO, will now be preserved at the NFSA.
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Anzac Sights and Sounds

New film and sound recordings have been added to the Anzac Sight Sound website to coincide with the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June, contributing to the final phase of First World War commemorations.
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Celebrating 'The Voice’

Celebrating the illustrious career of John Farnham, a legend of the Australian music industry, with our new online exhibition.
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Vale Bill Collins

We mark the passing of 'Mr Movies', popular film critic and TV presenter, Bill Collins.
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20 Years: NFSA Annexe Opening

On 21 June 1999, Prime Minister John Howard opened a major extension to the NFSA building.
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NFSA Restores: Eternity

NFSA Restores: Eternity premieres at the Sydney Film Festival. The acclaimed 1994 documentary has been digitally restored 25 years after its release.
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Starstruck on Tour

After successful seasons in Canberra, Adelaide and on the Gold Coast, the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition now opens in Bathurst, New South Wales.
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NFSA Stories: 1920s Papua New Guinea

A visit to the NFSA gave one family history researcher the chance to learn more about the adventures of her great uncle in the early 1920s.
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Cinema Glass Slides – Political Ads

The NFSA collection contains over 100 political glass slide advertisements from 1917 to 1976.
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