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Australian based sites and sites from Australian developers in the Web 2.0 scene.
Web 2.0 and social media sites have driven an online revolution fuelled by sites like digg.com, facebook.com and netscape.com to name a few.
But what about locally produced and locally targeted social media and online applications catering to the net generation from Australia?
For a country with a relatively small population and geographic difficulties in delivering high speed access services Australia actually has some exciting start ups entering the new generation of media and online apps.
For more information on the Australian scene including reports, articles and white papers visit - Trends in Living Networks
Below is a brief introduction to some of the top start ups emerging out of Australia including regionally and internationally targeted sites.
Web 2.0 in Australia sites - : Editor Picked : Submitted : Affiliate - Submit Site for Review
|Remember the Milk |
Remember the Milk is an online to-do list manager. You can set up and manage your to-do lists, add maps and set up collaboration on task lists. Reminders can received via a email, SMS and IM. Tasks can also be added easily via email.
Tangler offers a new age in online discussion technology. Via Tangler you can participate in real time discussions, create groups and much more. The features set includes being able to embed content and create or participate in discussions around that content. Almost a cross between phpbb and instant messaging on juicy ajax steroids!
|Real Map |
RealMap offers real estate and property search engine powered by google maps. Real map has an easy to use interface with filters to locate the property type your interested in all viewable on an interactive map.
dlook offers a national directory of Australian businesses with a proximity search feature, detailed business information with listings including interactive map and user reviews. Site is also available via mobile/pda.
Spyk is property and real estate search site with an interactive map interface. Spyk offers easy to use filters to locate the property of your interest and delivers a vast array of results.
Confer is aimed at an Australian audience offering content recommendation, social news sharing and collaborative filtering with topic discussion. You can also personalise your own profile page and network with other members.
|Perth Norg |
PerthNorg is a user driven news service for the Perth region. Users or 'Cit Js - (Citizen Journalists)' can submit their own news and photos along with voting on stories. The site also features regular polls, blogs and classifieds.
|Rave About It |
Rave About It offer a local business search with user reviews. You can search for services in your area and views users reviews to help make the right choice. You can also add reviews of a business or service you've experienced.
|88 Miles |
88 Miles provides a powerful time tracking service. If time is a part of your equations 88 miles should be checked out. It offers a wide feature set, management tools and reporting. Also provides API's and access via mobile/pda.
Scouta offers content recommendation and collaborative filtering for music, podcasts and video. Scouta learns what you like and recommends online video and podcasts from a wide range of sources saving time and helping to discover content related to your interests.
Minti is an online community for parents where they can share advice and query other members on child raising issues. Minti also features strong social features including the option to create your own blog, share photos, join in interest groups and network with other members.
Via Particls you can set up a desktop widget which provides alerts on rss items matching your filter settings. Particls also acts as a desktop feed reader with a highly useful feature set.