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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

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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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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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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Indigenous Filmmaking: A Short History

Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
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Starring Skippy, the Bush Kangaroo

You wont wan't to skip this! We take an affectionate look at a true Australian icon – Skippy the Bush Kangaroo is now the star of her very own NFSA online exhibition.
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Bill Collins at Cannes

As the 2019 Cannes Film Festival opens, we look back at how 'Mr Movies' Bill Collins reported on Cannes for a 1976 TV special.
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Life in Australia in 4K HD

The NFSA is now making available episodes of the 1960s Life in Australia series from the Film Australia Collection in stunning 4K HD.
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Jeanne Little Listicle

Adored by Australian television audiences for decades, we list 12 reasons to love Jeanne Little.
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Cinema Reborn: The Nun

Award-winning film critic Adrian Martin writes about The Nun (AKA La Religieuse), which screens at Arc cinema on 10 May as part of the Cinema Reborn season.
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Vintage fashion in colour

Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
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Anzac Day 2019

From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War.
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