• John Farnham. NFSA title: 359376

    John Farnham: The Voice

    Our online exhibition relives the highlights of the phenomenal career of an Australian music legend.

    • Alan Anderson glass slide, 1915. NFSA title: 1030348

    Anzac Sight Sound: final centenary

    New recordings are added to the Anzac Sight Sound website in the final phase of First World War commemorations.

    • Sarah Snook in The Dressmaker, 2015.

    The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition

    Our latest blockbuster exhibition celebrates the artistry of costume design and the transformational power of fashion.

    • Newscaf 30th anniversary, 2018.

    Newscaf 30th anniversary

    The NFSA celebrates 30 years of our News and Current Affairs Program in 2018.

    Jan Müller is appointed as the new NFSA CEO.

    • Deborra-lee Furness and Hugh Jackman at the NFSA Restores premiere of Shame. MIFF photo: Jim Lee Photo.

    NFSA restores: Shame

    The NFSA restoration of Shame (1988) premieres at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival.

    • Graham Kennedy, c1960. Courtesy Nine Network.

    Graham Kennedy: The King

    The King of Television is the subject of our new online exhibition.

    • Mr Percival with Storm Boy (Greg Rowe). NFSA title: 1447284

    Storm Boy turns 40

    Storm Boy, the classic Australian film based on Colin Thiele’s novel, is the subject of our latest online exhibition.

  • The new NFSA website

    The redeveloped nfsa.gov.au offers a mobile, responsive experience to better discover and share our collection.

    • The new NFSA logo, 2016.

    Return of the kookaburra

    The NFSA relaunches its visual identity in November with the return of an old friend.

    • The NFSA launches Deadline 2025: Collections at Risk, October 2015.

    Deadline 2025

    NFSA CEO Michael Loebenstein launches the discussion paper Deadline 2025: Collections at Risk.

    • An Australian artillery crew in the Greek port town of Salonika (now Thessaloniki), 1915. NFSA title: 20923

    Anzac Sights and Sounds

    The NFSA and Nga Taonga Sound & Vision launch a joint website to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War.

    Click ‘Read More’ to see further highlights from 2015 including rare swimming footage, the arrival of colour TV and Oral History interviews.

    • Celebrating 30 years of the NFSA, 1984-2014.

    The National Film and Sound Archive celebrates 30 years since Prime Minister, Bob Hawke officially opened the building on 3 October 1984. The NFSA continues to collect, preserve and share Australia’s audiovisual heritage.

  • Binny Lum and The Beatles

    The NFSA releases a previously unheard interview with The Beatles to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their Australian tour.

  • Black Chat: Stiff Gins

    In March, Stiff Gins perform in the NFSA theatrette for the Black Chat program. In 2013, they visit the NFSA to record a unique wax cylinder.

    • 100 Seats: Nights to Remember at the NFSA, March 2014.

    100 Seats: David Bridie

    David Bridie headlines the first 100 Seats event, part of a program of unique and intimate sessions with renowned performers exploring their ideas and art in our new theatrette.

  • Priscilla: 20 Years Young

    The NFSA throws a 20th birthday party for The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert complete with special guests, outdoor screening and online exhibition.