Apple Maps lost in Brisbane

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4BC Drive: Victoria Police say a glitch in Apple's new iPhone mapping system is putting lives at risk by sending motorists into isolated parkland.

The latest version of the Apple iOS software for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod Touch, has been causing heartache for its users since the software was released in late September 2012.

4BC has found the follow errors, problems and omissions in the mapping system that affect the Brisbane area.

Join the conversation in the comments below and share your experiences with Appleā€™s maps.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for Mildura, in Brisbane, takes you to Hawthorne instead.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A further search for Mildura, Vic, takes you about 70km south of the township.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
Apple Maps places the Roma Street Parklands next to Toombul Station.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for churches in Brisbane.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for Telstra stores in Brisbane. A Whitepages search reveals at least 30 stores.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for Sushi restaurants in Brisbane.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for pizza in Brisbane.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for directions to the Airport leaves out a few details.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for a hospital in Yeronga takes you to a residential home.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
Port Macquarie in NSW can be found about 30km west of the actual town.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
Moreton Bay is now inland on Apple Maps.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for fast food chain, McDonalds, finds only a handful of the stores.

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
A search for 4BC takes you to the wrong side of the river. The 4BC studios are in Cannon Hill.

How to fix your business location on Apple Maps

1) Open the Apple Maps app

2) Search for your business name

3) Select the page fold in the bottom right

4) Select Report a Problem

5) Select Location is missing, then Next

6) Position the pin to the correct location, then Next

7) Enter your business deatils, don't forget to enter the business name!

8) Make sure you select a category

9) Finaly, select Send

Apple Maps errors in Brisbane
Correcting the location of the 4BC studios, step 6 above.

Listing on Yelp

Apple's business, restaruant and local shops listings also come from Yelp.com, a reviews website. 

View Brisbane listings on Yelp at yelp.com.au/brisbane and add your business at biz.yelp.com.au/support.

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