For a long time, we’ve been wanting English Australia as an option when setting up Android. We even promoted a feature request on the Android L issue tracker which made the request to add it as an option back in August. Well, in the latest Android Lollipop Developer preview, English (Australia) is now an option.
As you can see from the screenshot, English (Australia) now appears in the list of available languages, just above the option for English (India).
It’s not all great news, the keyboard dictionary is still set to US, meaning you will need to change the to ‘UK’ to get the correct spelling of words:
This of course brings you back to the problem of having a £ for your currency etc.
It’s not complete but it’s still pretty good. Perhaps there will be an update to fix this in the final OTA push.