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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 (2018 ~ 2019)

Year Date Type
2018 2018-4-1 End of DST
2018-10-7 Start of DST
2019 2019-4-7 End of DST
2019-10-6 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 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 21:38 Wed, 2018-09-26
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 22:23 Wed, 2018-09-26
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26

Time zones to be used in Australia

Offset Time Zone Commences
UTC +10:30 ACDT 2018-10-07
UTC +11:00 AEDT 2018-10-07

Time of Cities in Australia

AWST (UTC +08:00)

City Time
Perth 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Mandurah 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Geraldton 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Busselton 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
City Time
Exmouth 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Carnarvon 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Kalbarri 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Shark bay 20:53 Wed, 2018-09-26

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 21:38 Wed, 2018-09-26

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 22:23 Wed, 2018-09-26
Darwin 22:23 Wed, 2018-09-26
City Time
Alice springs 22:23 Wed, 2018-09-26
Barossa 22:23 Wed, 2018-09-26

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Melbourne 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Brisbane 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Gold Coast 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Rainbow beach 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Canberra 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Newcastle 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Sunshine coast 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Sunshine Coast 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Coffs Harbour 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Wollongong 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Gippsland 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Hobart 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Geelong 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Townsville 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Cairns 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Toowoomba 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Ballarat 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
City Time
Bendigo 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Launceston 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Mackay 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Bundaberg 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Torquay 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Wagga Wagga 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Hervey bay 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Port macquarie 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Warrnambool 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Broken Hill 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Queenstown Australia 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Katoomba 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Airlie beach 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Cooma 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Devonport 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Byron bay 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Port fairy 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26
Currie 22:53 Wed, 2018-09-26

Geographic Location of Australia