Established in 2007, the Sounds of Australia (formerly known as the National Registry of Recorded Sound) is the National Film and Sound Archive's selection of sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance and relevance, which inform or reflect life in Australia.
Each year, the Australian public nominates new sounds to be added with final selections determined by a panel of industry experts. The new additions are announced in August.
2007 Foundation List
Australia animals their voices and sounds
Voices and sounds of Australia animals their voices and sounds animals for children.The kids see their photos and hear their sound.Reading children will read...
australian bush sounds
GANGgajang - Sounds Of Then (This Is Australia)
The timeless GANGgajang song. Written by Mark "Cal" Callaghan. Produced by Joe Wissert, Mark "Cal" Calaghan, Graham "Buzz" Bidstrup. From the double DVD "The...
Human Car Sounds Guy - Australia's Got Talent
Human Car Sounds - Australia's Got Talent 2012 audition 2 [FULL]
(Act Starts at 0:47)Daniel engine race car motor revs sounds AGT Australia's Got Talent 2012 Auditions Night 2. Copyright © 2012 Seven Network Australia.
Sounds of the game: PAX Australia
Listen in with the final four as they fight for the Oceanic Regional Championship. For the full VODs from the grand final check out: http://www.youtube.com/w...
Strange Sounds Heard in the Skies of Queensland, Australia - 22/1/2012
We were out for a walk when we heard these strange noises, similar to what others have been hearing in other parts of the world, coming from the sky. It shou...
Australian Aboriginal Music: Song with Didgeridoo
Here is a sample of the traditional music of the native people of Australia, the so-called Aboriginals (actually several peoples, each with its own language)...
Strange Sounds in Sky Australia [Binaural 3D Sound] 15/3/2012
I heard this strange sound outside so I thought I would record it in 3D (binaural sound). At first I thought it was a jet going past, but then remembered tha...
Sounds Like Australia
From the Film Australia Collection. Made by Film Australia 1987. Directed by Jamie Robertson. Kevin Peek, composer and guitarist with Sky, teams up with Mars...
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:46:56 -0800
The Sounds of Australia registry at the National Film and Sound Archives is a collection of iconic national sounds, and the Sydney-based musician said it was "truly remarkable" to see his work added to the list. "It's extraordinary, [especially] if you ...
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:22:16 -0800
Classic songs by Australian bands Cold Chisel, Icehouse, The Go-Betweens and Divinyls have been added to the Australian National Film & Sound Archive. The four tracks have been officially added to the Sounds of Australia register, as songs which have ...
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:12:25 -0800
The Australian Film and Sound Archives has added 14 songs to the Sounds of Australia Collection for 2014 including the only known recording of a Dingo in the wild, recorded in 1990 by Vicki Powys alongside songs by Cold Chisel, Icehouse, Divinyls and ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:56:15 -0800
A recording from the ABC's Archive Unit has been added to the National Film and Sound Archive's Sounds of Australia collection. ABC war correspondent Chester Wilmot (1911-1954) pioneered the use of recording equipment in the field, and his report from ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Morning Herald
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 23:20:00 -0700
There are now more than 70 entries in the Sounds of Australia. They include the Easybeats' Friday on my Mind (1966), Skyhooks' Living in the '70s (1974); Yothu Yindi's Treaty (1991), Slim Dusty's Pub with no Beer (1957); a 1954 Vegemite jingle; and a ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:30:19 -0700
There are two ways to have a say in the songs (and sounds) that will be added to the 'Sounds of Australia' list: vote in our poll below (which is our list songs released in the '80s, not an official selection), or submit your own nomination directly to ...
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:25:57 -0700
The 2012 Sounds of Australia are: Royal Telephone by Jimmy Little, the first recording by an Indigenous Australian to achieve mainstream chart success, 1963;. It's A Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) by AC/DC,1975;. A Track Winding Back ...
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:41:06 -0800
Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith has used his Australia Day address to acknowledge Indigenous Australians and the role of Australian soldiers. By. Rhiannon Elston. 21 Jan 2015 - 8:35 PM UPDATED 21 Jan 2015 - 9:06 PM ...
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