Apple iPad apps for Aussies

Summary:Australian software developers have always been quite interested in developing for the Apple iPhone platform, and many of them have made the shift to producing apps for the iPad. We've scoured the databases and the media reports to find all we can.

Australian software developers have always been quite interested in developing for the Apple iPhone platform, and many of them have made the shift to producing apps for the iPad. We've scoured the databases and the media reports to find all we can.

Note that we haven't included apps here that are developed in Australia but intended for the global market, such as Flight Control HD; just apps that focus on Australia.

We've left some of the descriptions here intact from the Apple Store where we felt they were the most appropriate way to describe the app.

If you know of other apps for Australia, let us know in the comments below.

Marine Australia HD

Marine Australia HD

$29.99
Marine charting application

Time BOM

Time BOM

$1.19
Weather sourced from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and displayed with local time.

tvGuide

tvGuide

$1.19
View current and upcoming listings across Australian television channels. Data stored locally for offline viewing.

Australia iPlane Pro/Lite

Australia iPlane Pro/Lite

Pro: $5.00, Lite: Free
Flights' arrival and departure time, gate number, airline's flight number, latest status and destination are synchronised with the iPad.

The Chaser

The Chaser

$2.49
iPad app of the popular magazine and television series.

Memory-Map

Memory-Map

$39.99
Outdoor GPS and allows user to navigate with topographical maps, street maps or marine charts in Australia or New Zealand.

National Australia Bank

National Australia Bank

Free
Internet banking, find nearest ATM or branch, and stay on top of exchange and interest rates.

BOM Radar HD

BOM Radar HD

$2.49
Australian weather radar to view the BOM weather radar information located through Australia.

Mobile Agent

Mobile Agent

Free
Mobile Agent is a real-estate browsing experience from Harcourts Real Estate. This application shows property for sale and rent in Australia.

Australia Facts

Australia Facts

$1.19
Australia Facts provides comprehensive facts on the different regions of Australia. The user can easily navigate using the touchable map to find information on every region. History, Language, Transport, Geography, Maps, Main Cities, population, etc are provided so that it can be at your fingertips anytime.

Callistemon, Bottlebrush

Callistemon, Bottlebrush Pattern Pack

$9.99
Pattern pack contains all the information you need to paint your own striking spray of Australian Bottlebrush onto any surface.

Eucalyptus, Gumnuts

Eucalyptus, Gumnuts Pattern Pack

$9.99
This pattern pack contains all the information you need to paint your own beautiful bunch of Eucalyptus gumnuts and blossoms on any surface.

History: Maps of Oceania

History: Maps of Oceania

$5.99
An educational collection of high-resolution historical maps about Oceania.

LawPad

LawPad

$16.99
Allows users to access current Commonwealth Act compilations from the Commonwealth of Australia's ComLaw website.

Fires NSW

Fires NSW

Free
Data is sourced from the NSW Rural Fire Service. It's not expected to be updated to the minute in real time, but updates generally occur through the day.

iFirelert AUS

iFirelert AUS

$2.49
All the latest fire updates and information from the Victorian CFA, Western Australian FESA, South Australian CFS, Tasmanian TFS and the New South Wales RFS are displayed.

Sydney Traffic

Sydney Traffic HD

Free
Access to the traffic webcams in Sydney. When the application starts up, it checks current location and automatically selects the closest camera. Can also select a camera by name from a list of all the cameras and can bookmark cameras.

Sydney Street Map

Sydney Street Map

$3.99
Also available: Melbourne, Canberra, Surfers Paradise/Gold Coast street maps.

Lasoo

Lasoo

Free
Rather than waiting for catalogues to appear in your mail box, Lasoo lets you use your iPad to search across catalogues, products and offers from your local retailers.

(Image credits: Navionics, Shifty Jelly, Orsome, Anna Tang, Chaser Publishing, Memory-Map, NAB, McTainsh, Harcourts International Ltd, Nano Nino Inc, Nigel Green, Nigel Green, Seung-Bin Cho, Jake MacMullin, peter j. mason, Brenton Currie, Uwe Meier, Dubbele.com, Lasoo)

Topics: Apple, Apps, iPad

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