8.4 kilometres of shelving for Australia's audiovisual collection

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s CEO, Michael Loebenstein, officially opened the NFSA’s newest collection preservation facility in Canberra on 3 December.

  • 8.48 kilometres of Australian made shelving
  • International standards for audiovisual collection storage
  • First collection to move will be 71,000 cans of colour film weighing approximately 81,000 kilograms
  • 4 vaults designed to be individually controlled with separate temperature and humidity levels
  • Secondary site for data storage facility for the digital collection
  • Facility can withstand external temperatures of -4 to 37 degrees