National Film and Sound Archive

Learn about Australia's rich history in sound and film at this not-for-profit institution.
Jasmine Crittenden
Published on August 02, 2019


Tucked away within the concrete walls of the National Film and Sound Archive are more than three million recordings. Name an Australian film or doco and, chances are, it's in here somewhere. To save you sorting through them, they're divided into curated mini-collections, based on themes, people and ideas. There's one devoted to superstar vocalist John Farnham, another to Indigenous short films and another to the history of Australian skiing. New shows pop up frequently so, if you haven't visited for a while, you're bound to find something new. There's also a stack of resources dedicated to education and a busy events program.

Image: National Film and Sound Archive.


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