As you can see on Gamerchip, EB has sent out an email to subscribers in Australia saying that Fallout 3 will release on October 17.
Bethesda has yet to confirm a PAL date despite saying the game will ship in the US on October 7 at E3.
A Bethesda rep in the UK this morning re-confirmed that the current European release for the anticipated RPG is "fall."
We're having a chat with Peter Hines at Games Convention next week, so we'll try to get something out of him on this then. Anything else you want asked, post it in the comments or on the board.