While there are tens of thousands of Apps available in the Android Market, what apps are available with specific content for Aussies? Following is a list that I hope will grow rapidly over time.

Last Updated:12th June 2012, version 1.1

You should check out the excellenthttp://www.australianandroidapps.comwhich has a far more comprehensive and up to date listing of Australian Android Apps.

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Disclaimer: I haven’t tried all of these, evaluated all of them or vouch for whether they are useful or not. Your mileage will vary, I’m just pointing out that they exist and seem to have semi-decent user ratings (three stars or above).

NameDescriptionPriceSearch For
ABCDisplays content from the ABC website – News, Sport, TV guide etc.FreeABC
Au WeatherAustralian only weather app including wdight with statusbar temp display. Beta, read the disclaimer.FreeAu Weather
Au Weather QR Code
AFL Live ScoresLive updating of AFL scoresFreeAFL Live
AFL Live Scores QR Code
AnyStop: Perth TransitReal-time transit information from Perth Transit – bus, train, ferry?FreeAnyStop
AnyStop: Perth QR Code
The AshesAustralia – England specific cricket news from the CricInfo RSS feedUK0.99The Ashes
Australia Cafe Guide ReviewFind your nearest cafe – powered by Whereismycoffee!FreeAustralia Cafe
Aussie LooLocate and find toilets in Australia – includes trip planningFreeAussie Loo
Aussie Loo QR Code
Aussie Free Wi-FiLocate, find and search free-access Wi-Fi hotspots across Australia€0.99Aussie Free Wi-Fi
Aussie Tax CalculatorCalculates income tax based on 2009-10 tax ratesFreeAussie TaxAussie Tax Calculator QR Code
Aussie Weather RadarSee the weather maps and radar from the BOM site in your phoneFreeAussie Weather
Aussie Weather Radar QR Code
Australia Travel GuideIncludes latest travel info on Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and more.FreeAustralia Travel Guide
Australia TV
Free to air and Pay TV guide, up to three days in advanceFreeAustralia TV Droid
Australian TV Droid QR Code
Australian Race ResultsHorse, harness and greyhound racing results. Live results straight from major tracks.FreeAustralian Race
Australian Race Results QR Code
buUukFind food and drink in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, Hobart, CanberraFreebuUuk
buUuk QR Code
CBA Mobile BankingCommonwealth Bank mobile bank launcherFreeCBA
CBA Mobile Banking QR Code
Dunny Directories – AustraliaFind public toilets, enough saidFreeDunny
Footy ScoreboardLive scores for AFL, Rugby League, Union and Soccer FootballFreeFooty Scoreboard
Footy Scoreboard QR Code
Fuel Watch Western AustraliaGet the locations of the cheapest fuel within the Perth metropolitan areaFreeFuel Watch
Go! SydneySydney train timetable softwareFreeGo! Sydney
Go!Sydney QR Code
Home Delivery & TakeawayOver 900 restaurants (metro areas only) that deliver to your home or office – Italian, Thai, Indian, Chinese and moreFreeAustralia (scroll down :-)
iiDroidSimple usage meter application & widget for iiNet customers in AustraliaFreeiiDroid
iiDroid QR Code
KM TrackerIf your car is on a novated lease, use this app to track your yearly KMs against your required FBT targetFreeKM Tracker
Melbourne TrainsView Melbourne train timetables from your phone – enter starting and destination stations to get infoFreeMelbourne Trains
Melbourne Trains QR Code
Mix FMStreaming radioFreeMix FM
Mix FM QR Code
MovieTimes CaptainCinema showing times for Australian users – currently supports Hoyts and Village cinemas.FreeMovie Times
Movie Times Captain QR Code
NeatStreetsReport graffiti, potholes, and other problems in your local area – tied to www.neatstreets.com.auFreeNeatStreets
Rough Guides AustraliaTravel guide from this popular seriesUS$14.99Rough Guides
Stop 3 Data RoamingFor users on the 3 network, helps prevent expensive data roamingFreeStop 3
Sydney Traffic CamerasImages sourced from the RTA websiteFreeSydney Traffic
Sydney Traffic Cameras QR Code
Three Australia Usage MeterRetrieves current usage from the
3 website
FreeThree Australia
Three Australia Usage Meter QR Code
Tram HunterAndroid client to Yarra Trams tram Tracker service for real-time location of Melbourne trams.FreeTram Hunter
Tram Hunter QR Code
Total FootyLive AFL match scores that auto refresh every 30 seconds. Ladder, summaries, timezone support and previous resultsFreeTotal Footy
Total Footy QR Code
UrbanspoonSuggests restaurants near you – major Australian cities onlyFreeUrbanspoon
Virgin Mobile Usage MeterSimple meter and widget which displays usage data for Virgin Australia prepaid and postpaid accounts.FreeVirgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile Australia Usage Meter QR Code
White Pages AustraliaSearch White Pages data from your phoneFreeWhite Pages Australia
Yellow Pages AustraliaSearch Yellow Pages data from your phoneFreeYellow Pages Australia
What’s missing from this list? Let me know in the Comments below.

Coming soon: a list of the main ‘global apps’ and how they work in Australia – e.g. Google Maps turn by turn navigation.

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