National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is the nation's living archive, collecting, preserving and sharing our rich audio-visual heritage. Its mission is to develop and preserve a collection of significant Australian film, recorded sound, broadcast and new and networked media works, and to share the collection with audiences across Australia and overseas. In addition to its responsibility for collection development and preservation, the NFSA places priority on enhancing access to, and interpretation of, the collection for a wide range of audiences. The key priorities for the NFSA are: - developing the collection - at the core of activity is developing a national audio-visual collection to the highest curatorial standards - preserving the collection - ensuring permanent access to the national audio-visual collection - sharing the collection - making the national audio-visual collection available to the widest possible cross-section of the Australian public.


Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Act 2008

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Primary body

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 2002, Canberra ACT 2601

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