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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.

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 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 05:26 Sun, 2021-06-13
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 06:11 Sun, 2021-06-13
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13

Time zones to be used in Australia

Offset Time Zone Commences
UTC +10:30 ACDT 2021-10-03
UTC +11:00 AEDT 2021-10-03

Time of Cities in Australia

AWST (UTC +08:00)

City Time
Perth 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Mandurah 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Geraldton 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Busselton 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
City Time
Exmouth 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Carnarvon 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Kalbarri 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Shark bay 04:41 Sun, 2021-06-13

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 05:26 Sun, 2021-06-13

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 06:11 Sun, 2021-06-13
Darwin 06:11 Sun, 2021-06-13
City Time
Alice springs 06:11 Sun, 2021-06-13
Barossa 06:11 Sun, 2021-06-13

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Melbourne 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Brisbane 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Gold Coast 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Rainbow beach 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Canberra 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Newcastle 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Sunshine coast 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Sunshine Coast 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Coffs Harbour 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Wollongong 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Gippsland 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Hobart 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Geelong 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Townsville 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Cairns 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Toowoomba 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Ballarat 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
City Time
Bendigo 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Launceston 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Mackay 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Bundaberg 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Torquay 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Wagga Wagga 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Hervey bay 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Port macquarie 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Warrnambool 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Broken Hill 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Queenstown Australia 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Katoomba 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Airlie beach 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Cooma 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Devonport 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Byron bay 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Port fairy 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13
Currie 06:41 Sun, 2021-06-13

Geographic Location of Australia