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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 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 03:41 Fri, 2021-09-17
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 04:26 Fri, 2021-09-17
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17

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 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Mandurah 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Geraldton 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Busselton 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
City Time
Exmouth 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Carnarvon 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Kalbarri 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Shark bay 02:56 Fri, 2021-09-17

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 03:41 Fri, 2021-09-17

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 04:26 Fri, 2021-09-17
Darwin 04:26 Fri, 2021-09-17
City Time
Alice springs 04:26 Fri, 2021-09-17
Barossa 04:26 Fri, 2021-09-17

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Melbourne 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Brisbane 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Gold Coast 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Rainbow beach 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Canberra 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Newcastle 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Sunshine coast 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Sunshine Coast 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Coffs Harbour 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Wollongong 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Gippsland 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Hobart 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Geelong 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Townsville 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Cairns 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Toowoomba 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Ballarat 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
City Time
Bendigo 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Launceston 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Mackay 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Bundaberg 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Torquay 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Wagga Wagga 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Hervey bay 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Port macquarie 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Warrnambool 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Broken Hill 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Queenstown Australia 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Katoomba 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Airlie beach 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Cooma 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Devonport 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Byron bay 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Port fairy 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17
Currie 04:56 Fri, 2021-09-17

Geographic Location of Australia