There has been news that Google has introduced a new top navigation bar. Some of the Google users in the United States have already started to see it, meaning it should be coming to Australia before long.
The new navigation bar is slightly shorter than the previous one, so the Google page and search results move up a tiny bit. It is also more colourful and graphical. The new tab below:
Another new thing is, the background colour of the tabs changes when you hover your cursor over one of the other links (as shown with News in this example).
Here is the old navigation tab for comparison:
The most significant change occurs on the top right section. This changes depending if you are signed into your Google Account or not. The Search Settings, iGoogle, Web History, and Sign Out links are now hidden under a small gear icon.
This is the old one:
This is the new one:
We shall look forward to all the feedback, after this new navigation tab is fully launched!