[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.310) BiVACOR (Australia): World’s first fully functional artificial heart
(worldkings.org) The BiVACOR is a total artificial heart designed to take over the complete function of a patient’s failing heart. On June 23rd, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared BiVACOR as “World’s first fully functional artificial heart.”
[WorldKings - World Almanac Event 2021] 110th year anniversary of the establishment of The Commonwealth Bank of Australia ( December 22, 1911 – December 22, 2021)
(Worldkings.org) The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is the largest bank in Australia by assets, deposits, market capitalization and number of branches and ATMs.
[WorldKings - World Almanac Event 2021] 39th anniversary the establishment of National Australia Bank (October 1, 1982 - October 1, 2021)
(worldkings.org) National Australia Bank (abbreviated NAB, branded nab) is one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia (colloquially referred to as "The Big Four") in terms of market capitalisation, earnings and customers NAB was ranked 21st-largest bank in the world measured by market capitalisation and 52nd-largest bank in the world as measured by total assets in 2019.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Jamberoo Action Park: House world's largest spider sculpture
(Worldkings.org) Jamberoo Action Park is a large and expansive themed water park at Jamberoo, New South Wales.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Androidland: World's first Android retail store
(Worldkings.org) Androidland is the first Android retail store, opened by the carrier Telstra on Bourke Street, Melbourne, Australia, in December 2011.
(WorldKings.org) This is the world's third-oldest airline still in operation, having been founded in November 1920; and it began international passenger flights in May 1935.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Australia Records Institute (AURI) – Living Coral Biobank: World’s first living coral biobank
(Worldkings.org) Based in Port Douglas Australia, Great Barrier Reef Legacy is working with Traditional Owners, industry and corporate partners, research collaborators, government organisations and tourism operators, to establish the world’s first Living Coral Biobank. It was founded in 2020.
(worldkings.org) Australia won four gold medals and broke two world records on day nine of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, after a golden night in the pool was capped off with a win in the track and field.
[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.178) Ball's Pyramid (Australia): World's tallest volcanic stack
(Worldkings.org) Ball's Pyramid is an erosional remnant of a shield volcano and caldera lying 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Lord Howe Island in the Pacific Ocean. It is 562 metres (1,844 ft) high, while measuring only 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) in length and 300 metres (980 ft) across, making it the tallest volcanic stack in the world.
(Worldkings.org) Australia win first Olympic relay in the pool; their third consecutive win in the women’s 4x100m freestyle event