About this Site

About the Film Australia Collection online

  • The Film Australia Collection (FAC) is operated by the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA). The NFSA is the national audiovisual archive, collecting, preserving and sharing the nation’s moving image and recorded sound heritage.
  • Management of the Film Australia Collection was transferred from Screen Australia to the NFSA on 1 July 2011. Click here for more information about the transfer.
  • The FAC is a diverse range of over 5,000 titles of Australian government documentary and educational programs, produced during the early 1900s through to 2008 by the former Film Australia Ltd and its predecessor agencies or acquired from third party producers.
  • This site represents a selection of FAC documentary titles , allowing users to search the titles or shot descriptions and preview and order footage and stills selections.

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