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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 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 13:11 Mon, 2019-09-16
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 13:56 Mon, 2019-09-16
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16

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 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Mandurah 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Geraldton 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Busselton 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
City Time
Exmouth 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Carnarvon 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Kalbarri 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Shark bay 12:26 Mon, 2019-09-16

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 13:11 Mon, 2019-09-16

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 13:56 Mon, 2019-09-16
Darwin 13:56 Mon, 2019-09-16
City Time
Alice springs 13:56 Mon, 2019-09-16
Barossa 13:56 Mon, 2019-09-16

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Melbourne 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Brisbane 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Gold Coast 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Rainbow beach 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Canberra 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Newcastle 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Sunshine coast 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Sunshine Coast 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Coffs Harbour 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Wollongong 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Gippsland 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Hobart 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Geelong 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Townsville 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Cairns 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Toowoomba 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Ballarat 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
City Time
Bendigo 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Launceston 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Mackay 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Bundaberg 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Torquay 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Wagga Wagga 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Hervey bay 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Port macquarie 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Warrnambool 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Broken Hill 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Queenstown Australia 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Katoomba 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Airlie beach 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Cooma 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Devonport 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Byron bay 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Port fairy 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16
Currie 14:26 Mon, 2019-09-16

Geographic Location of Australia