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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 (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 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 15:39 Fri, 2020-09-25
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 16:24 Fri, 2020-09-25
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25

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 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Mandurah 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Geraldton 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Busselton 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
City Time
Exmouth 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Carnarvon 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Kalbarri 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Shark bay 14:54 Fri, 2020-09-25

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 15:39 Fri, 2020-09-25

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 16:24 Fri, 2020-09-25
Darwin 16:24 Fri, 2020-09-25
City Time
Alice springs 16:24 Fri, 2020-09-25
Barossa 16:24 Fri, 2020-09-25

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Melbourne 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Brisbane 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Gold Coast 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Rainbow beach 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Canberra 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Newcastle 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Sunshine coast 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Sunshine Coast 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Coffs Harbour 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Wollongong 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Gippsland 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Hobart 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Geelong 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Townsville 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Cairns 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Toowoomba 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Ballarat 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
City Time
Bendigo 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Launceston 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Mackay 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Bundaberg 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Torquay 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Wagga Wagga 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Hervey bay 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Port macquarie 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Warrnambool 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Broken Hill 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Queenstown Australia 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Katoomba 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Airlie beach 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Cooma 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Devonport 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Byron bay 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Port fairy 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25
Currie 16:54 Fri, 2020-09-25

Geographic Location of Australia