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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 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 08:29 Fri, 2024-06-14
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 09:14 Fri, 2024-06-14
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14

Time zones to be used in Australia

Offset Time Zone Commences
UTC +10:30 ACDT 2024-10-06
UTC +11:00 AEDT 2024-10-06

Time of Cities in Australia

AWST (UTC +08:00)

City Time
Perth 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Mandurah 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Geraldton 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Busselton 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
City Time
Exmouth 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Carnarvon 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Kalbarri 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Shark bay 07:44 Fri, 2024-06-14

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 08:29 Fri, 2024-06-14

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 09:14 Fri, 2024-06-14
Darwin 09:14 Fri, 2024-06-14
City Time
Alice springs 09:14 Fri, 2024-06-14
Barossa 09:14 Fri, 2024-06-14

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Melbourne 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Brisbane 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Gold Coast 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Rainbow beach 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Canberra 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Newcastle 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Sunshine coast 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Sunshine Coast 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Coffs Harbour 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Wollongong 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Gippsland 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Hobart 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Geelong 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Townsville 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Cairns 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Toowoomba 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Ballarat 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
City Time
Bendigo 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Launceston 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Mackay 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Bundaberg 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Torquay 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Wagga Wagga 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Hervey bay 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Port macquarie 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Warrnambool 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Broken Hill 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Queenstown Australia 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Katoomba 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Airlie beach 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Cooma 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Devonport 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Byron bay 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Port fairy 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14
Currie 09:44 Fri, 2024-06-14

Geographic Location of Australia