Emblem:

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 (2020 ~ 2021)

Year Date Type
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 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 18:12 Fri, 2020-04-10
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 18:57 Fri, 2020-04-10
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10

Time zones to be used in Australia

Offset Time Zone Commences
UTC +10:30 ACDT 2020-10-04
UTC +11:00 AEDT 2020-10-04

Time of Cities in Australia

AWST (UTC +08:00)

City Time
Perth 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Mandurah 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Geraldton 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Busselton 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
City Time
Exmouth 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Carnarvon 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Kalbarri 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Shark bay 17:27 Fri, 2020-04-10

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 18:12 Fri, 2020-04-10

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 18:57 Fri, 2020-04-10
Darwin 18:57 Fri, 2020-04-10
City Time
Alice springs 18:57 Fri, 2020-04-10
Barossa 18:57 Fri, 2020-04-10

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Melbourne 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Brisbane 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Gold Coast 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Rainbow beach 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Canberra 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Newcastle 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Sunshine coast 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Sunshine Coast 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Coffs Harbour 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Wollongong 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Gippsland 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Hobart 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Geelong 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Townsville 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Cairns 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Toowoomba 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Ballarat 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
City Time
Bendigo 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Launceston 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Mackay 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Bundaberg 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Torquay 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Wagga Wagga 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Hervey bay 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Port macquarie 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Warrnambool 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Broken Hill 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Queenstown Australia 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Katoomba 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Airlie beach 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Cooma 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Devonport 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Byron bay 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Port fairy 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10
Currie 19:27 Fri, 2020-04-10

Geographic Location of Australia