Apps by Category - Books & Reference

Popular Amazon Kindle App which now includes access to the Australian store - although not compulsory. Great if you're into eBooks, the app lets you download books from your library and keeps all your reading in synch with other Kindle Apps or Kindle devices themselves.
Published by Amazon Mobile LLC

This app gives you access to the AustLII website content which contains legal information across the country. Browse legislation from the Commonwealth plus every state and territory. Requires an active connection to view content.
Published by AustLII Foundation Ltd

An app that lets you view the constitution. Perfect for when some multi-national conglomerate tries to buy your home next to an airport.
Published by Willem van Ketwich

This app provides a guide to over 18,000 Clispsal products and allows you to get product information including images and pricing. It is the electronic version of the Clipsal Trade Product Guide. You can bookmark products to email them to customers or suppliers. For the busy tradesman interested in Clipsal products.

This app is a comprehensive field guide to Australian birds and contains over 3,000 high res photos of birds covering over 790 species. Detailed text descriptions including songs and calls, measurements and breeding behaviour. This app is expensive by app standards but rates very highly, it appears to be high quality.
Published by

This app gives you informaiton about the background of products found in your supermarket so you can shop ethicially and make informed choices about which products to buy. Includes information about the environmental and social record of companies behind common brands. Powered by content from the website there are over 3,800 products listed.
Published by Outware Mobile

This app is all about spiders - find out about habitats, toxicity and appearance to recognise some of the different spiders commonly found in Australia. Most of the information comes from Wikipedia, but this app brings it all together in a easy to navigate style that is available offline as well.
Published by TonicTurtle Pty Ltd

This app lets the user identify weeds found in paddocks across southern and western Australia. Photos are included at various growth stages of different weed varieties that are threats to crops and livestock. Also includes a calendar to show the different times of the years the weeds are active.