Initially scheduled to be rolled out in October alongside a wide selection of other countries, the Apple website now claims that turn-by-turn will be launched in Australia in November.
There's no more specific details than that, and no explanation of the delay, although it could be that Apple is attempting to get back on track by offering a service that works when it launches.
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The other missed deadline
Again, there is no explanation for the delay, but the most obvious case would be that the software wasn't ready for a mainstream release.