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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Pyrmont Bridge: World’s oldest electrically operated swing span bridges

The Pyrmont Bridge, a heritage-listed swing bridge across Cockle Bay, is located in Darling Harbour, part of Port Jackson, west of the central business...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Golden Dragon Museum: House world’s longest imperial dragons

The Golden Dragon Museum is situated in the city of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. The museum is dedicated to the culture and history of Chinese...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – The Big Rocking Horse: World’s biggest rocking horse made of steel

Standing tall and proud and (subjectively) beautiful on the side of the road as you drive out of Gumeracha, Australia, is the world’s biggest...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Melbourne Food and Wine Festival: World’s longest running lunch festival

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, run by Food and Wine Victoria Ltd. is an event held in March annually since 1993 to promote...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – The port of Newcastle: World’s busiest coal export port

The Port of Newcastle is a major seaport in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales Australia. It is made up of facilities in...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Chinchilla Melon: World’s largest melon festival

The Chinchilla Melon Festival is a wild week of melon-themed event that culminate in the hilarious Melon Games. Visitors provide the entertainment as they...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Zespri International Limited: World’s largest marketer of kiwifruit

Zespri International Limited is the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit. Zespri was formed as a co-operative of kiwifruit growers in New Zealand in 1997....

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – David Jones Pty: World’s oldest continuously-operating department store

David Jones Pty Limited, trading as David Jones (colloquially DJs), is an Australian upmarket department store, owned since 2014 by South African retail group...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Highway 1: Longest national highway in the world

Highway 1 of Australia is with a length of 14,500 km (9,000 mi) the longest national highway in the world. It can be considered...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Palau: First country in the world to ban ‘reef-toxic’ sun cream

Palau has become the first nation in the world to ban sun cream which damages coral reefs and other sea life.  The Pacific island country,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Frank Macfarlane Burnet: Scientist wins Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine for predicting acquired...

Frank Macfarlane Burnet, (3 September 1899 – 31 August 1985), usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for...

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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Nordisk Film: Oldest movie production company in operation in the world

Nordisk Film A/S (lit. "Nordic Film") is a Danish entertainment company established in 1906 in Copenhagen by filmmaker Ole Olsen.   Olsen started his company in...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) Ontong Java Plateau: World’s largest oceanic plateau

The Ontong Java Plateau (OJP) is a massive oceanic plateau located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, north of the Solomon Islands. The OJP has...

Australian charity lines up gifts for World Record

The Christmas Presents for Kids in Care charity gathered hundreds of donated gifts at the Upper Coomera Center in Queensland's Gold Coast region. Donors were invited to...

Top 50 Life Skills Courses In The World (P. 32) “Creative Thinking” (Imperial College London, UK): Techniques and tools to develop mindset successfully

In today’s ever-growing and changing world, being able to think creatively and innovatively are essential skills. It can sometimes be challenging to step back...