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Country: Australia

Capital: Canberra

Introduction to time zones & DST in Australia

There are totally 5 time zones in Australia, including Australia Western Standard Time, Australia Central Western Standard Time, Australia Central Standard Time, Australia Eastern Standard Timeand Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST).

Daylight Saving Time in Australia begins on the first Sunday in October, and ends on the first Sunday in April. Take 2017 as an example, DST in Australia ends on April 2nd, and begins on October 1st.

It is worth nothing that, some of the states in Australia don't observe Daylight Saving Time, including Western Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory and Eucla, while the rest states of Australia do observe DST, including the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria.

DST periods of Australia (2019 ~ 2020)

Year Date Type
2019 2019-4-7 End of DST
2019-10-6 Start of DST
2020 2020-4-5 End of DST
2020-10-4 Start of DST

Time zones currently being used in Australia

Australia is currently using 4 time zones AWST ACWST ACST AEST

Offset Time Zone Example City Current Time
UTC +08:00 AWST Perth 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 13:57 Wed, 2019-05-22
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 14:42 Wed, 2019-05-22
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22

Time zones to be used in Australia

Offset Time Zone Commences
UTC +10:30 ACDT 2019-10-06
UTC +11:00 AEDT 2019-10-06

Time of Cities in Australia

AWST (UTC +08:00)

City Time
Perth 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Mandurah 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Geraldton 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Busselton 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
City Time
Exmouth 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Carnarvon 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Kalbarri 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Shark bay 13:12 Wed, 2019-05-22

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 13:57 Wed, 2019-05-22

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 14:42 Wed, 2019-05-22
Darwin 14:42 Wed, 2019-05-22
City Time
Alice springs 14:42 Wed, 2019-05-22
Barossa 14:42 Wed, 2019-05-22

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Melbourne 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Brisbane 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Gold Coast 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Rainbow beach 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Canberra 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Newcastle 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Sunshine coast 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Sunshine Coast 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Coffs Harbour 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Wollongong 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Gippsland 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Hobart 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Geelong 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Townsville 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Cairns 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Toowoomba 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Ballarat 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
City Time
Bendigo 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Launceston 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Mackay 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Bundaberg 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Torquay 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Wagga Wagga 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Hervey bay 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Port macquarie 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Warrnambool 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Broken Hill 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Queenstown Australia 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Katoomba 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Airlie beach 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Cooma 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Devonport 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Byron bay 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Port fairy 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22
Currie 15:12 Wed, 2019-05-22

Geographic Location of Australia