Australia in Colour

The NFSA provides nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour, screening on SBS in March.

The documentary series, produced by Stranger Than Fiction Films and narrated by Hugo Weaving, tells the history of Australia via a unique collection of cinematic moments brought to life for the first time in stunning colour.

In all, Australia in Colour uses 144 minutes of material drawn from 323 NFSA titles.

Australia in Colour: Season 2 is broadcast in 2021 and uses over 160 minutes of footage from the NFSA collection.

NFSA website: Australia in Colour article
NFSA website: Australia in Colour: Season 2