Last chance to help choose the 2014 Sounds of Australia

The National Film and Sound Archive is in the final week of nominations for this year’s Sounds of Australia registry.

NFSA wants radioinfo readers to help select which 10 recordings should become part of this prestigious list.

Established in 2007, Sounds of Australia is the NFSA’s selection of sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance for Australia. Sounds that represent us as a nation, that say something about who we were, who we are and who we aspire to be.

Nominations can range from popular songs all the way to famous speeches and anything in-between, as long as they’re Australian and more than 10 years old. Many great radio segments have becoem part of the registry thanks to past nominations from radioinfo readers.

Take a look at the more than 80 sound recordings added to the Sounds of Australia in previous years, from AC/DC to Waltzing Matilda, and nominate your picks for this year’s additions.

Nominations close on 9 September 2014; they can be submitted via the website, email [email protected], Facebook or Twitter @NFSAOnline #SoundsOfAustralia.

Pictured above: From Little Things (1991) Kev Carmody and Paul Kelly, now in the Sounds of Australia registry.

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