In November 2006 I posted on the availability of Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; currently all 40 of the "Fastastic 40" Application Templates are available for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in English including 20 English Site Admin templates and 20 Server Admin templates which are also available in multiple languages to include French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese (BR), Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Chinese (simplified), and Chinese (traditional).
Application Template Resource Center
Upgrade Toolkit for SharePoint Sites and Templates
Role-Based Templates for SharePoint My Site
Windows SharePoint Services Application Templates Grouped by Business Area
For more information visit: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/wssapps/templates/default.mspx or see my November 2006 post at http://blogs.technet.com/wbaer/archive/2006/11/21/discover-application-templates-for-windows-sharepoint-services-3-0.aspx.