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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 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
UTC +08:45 ACWST Eucla 21:54 Tue, 2018-07-17
UTC +09:30 ACST Adelaide 22:39 Tue, 2018-07-17
UTC +10:00 AEST Sydney 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17

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 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Mandurah 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Geraldton 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Busselton 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
City Time
Exmouth 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Carnarvon 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Kalbarri 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Shark bay 21:09 Tue, 2018-07-17

ACWST (UTC +08:45)

City Time
Eucla 21:54 Tue, 2018-07-17

ACST (UTC +09:30)

City Time
Adelaide 22:39 Tue, 2018-07-17
Darwin 22:39 Tue, 2018-07-17
City Time
Alice springs 22:39 Tue, 2018-07-17
Barossa 22:39 Tue, 2018-07-17

AEST (UTC +10:00)

City Time
Sydney 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Melbourne 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Brisbane 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Gold Coast 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Rainbow beach 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Canberra 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Newcastle 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Sunshine coast 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Sunshine Coast 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Coffs Harbour 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Wollongong 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Gippsland 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Hobart 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Geelong 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Townsville 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Cairns 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Toowoomba 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Ballarat 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
City Time
Bendigo 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Launceston 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Mackay 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Bundaberg 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Torquay 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Wagga Wagga 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Hervey bay 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Port macquarie 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Warrnambool 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Broken Hill 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Queenstown Australia 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Katoomba 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Airlie beach 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Cooma 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Devonport 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Byron bay 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Port fairy 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17
Currie 23:09 Tue, 2018-07-17

Geographic Location of Australia