Time in Australia

Australia is divided into 3 time zones.

Time Time Zone Cities in This Time Zone
Australian Eastern Standard Time
UTC+11:00 or AEDT
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra, Newcastle, Logan City, Geelong, Hobart, Townsville
Australian Central Standard Time
UTC+10:30 or ACDT
Adelaide, Darwin, Adelaide Hills, Alice Springs, Palmerston, Mount Gambier, Prospect, Gawler, Whyalla, Murray Bridge
Australian Western Standard Time
UTC+08:00 or AWST
Perth, Mandurah, Albany, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kwinana, Geraldton, Busselton, Port Hedland, Broome, Karratha


Find out the current time in all Australia's cities

Daylight saving time (DST) in Australia

Daylight saving time in Australia is determined by state and territory legislation.

States of South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, and the Australian Capital Territory observe DST.

States of Western Australia and Queensland, as well as the Northern Territory do not observe DST.

Where DST is observed, see recent and expected DST changes in the table below.
The next DST change is highlighted.
 
Change Type Status Time and Date of DST Change Time Change
DST began Past Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00 AM The clocks were put forward an hour.
DST ends Expected Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:00 AM The clocks will be put back an hour.
DST begins Expected Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2:00 AM The clocks will be put forward an hour.

To determine DST rules for a particular Australia city click on the city name below or enter it in the search form on the right.

Australia: basic facts and figures

Full name: Commonwealth of Australia
Continent: Oceania
Region: Australia and New Zealand
Population: 21,515,754.
Area: 7,686,850 km²
Capital: Canberra
Currency: Dollar (AUD)
Phone code: 61
Domain: .au
See the map of Australia
Wikipedia article: Australia

Current local time in Australia's cities

City Time City Time
Adelaide Kempsey
Adelaide Hills Kendenup
Albany Kiama
Albury Kingaroy
Aldgate Kingscote
Alexandra Kingston
Alexandria Klemzig
Alice Springs Kogarah
Allansford Kootingal
Angaston Kununurra
Anglesea Kuranda
Apollo Bay Kwinana
Ararat Kyabram
Armidale Kyogle
Athelstone Lakes Entrance
Atherton Larnook
Augusta Latrobe
Austins Ferry Launceston
Ayr Laverton
Bacchus Marsh Lawson
Bairnsdale Leeton
Balaklava Leura
Balhannah Lewiston
Ballarat Lightning Ridge
Ballina Lismore
Balwyn North Lithgow
Barmera Little Hampton
Batemans Bay Lobethal
Bathurst Logan City
Beaumont Longford
Bedford Park Lower Chittering
Bedfordale Lower Plenty
Bega Lyndoch
Bellerive Macclesfield
Bellingen Mackay
Belmont Macksville
Benalla Maclean
Bendigo Maitland
Bentley Mandurah
Beresfield Mango Hill
Bermagui Manilla
Berri Manjimup
Berridale Mannum
Berrigan Mansfield
Berry Mareeba
Beverley Margaret River
Biloela Margate
Blackwater Marion
Blair Athol Maryborough
Blair Athol Maryborough
Blaxland Maylands
Blayney Meadows
Boambee Melbourne
Bomaderry Melville
Bonville Meningie
Boorowa Merimbula
Bordertown Merredin
Boulder Merriwa
Bourke Mildura
Bowen Millicent
Bowenfels Milton
Bowral Mindarie
Bowraville Mitcham
Braidwood Mittagong
Bridgetown Moama
Bridgewater Molong
Bridport Moonee Beach
Brighton Moora
Brisbane Mooroopna
Broken Hill Moranbah
Broome Moree
Brunswick Heads Moruya
Bulahdelah Morwell
Bundaberg Mosman Park
Bundanoon Moss Vale
Bungendore Mount Barker
Burnie Mount Barker
Burwood Mount Gambier
Busselton Mount Isa
Buxton Mudgee
Byron Bay Mullaloo
Cairns Mulwala
Caloundra Murray Bridge
Camden Haven Murrumbateman
Campbelltown Muswellbrook
Campbelltown Nabiac
Canberra Nairne
Canowindra Nambucca
Capel Nambucca Heads
Carnarvon Naracoorte
Casino Narangba
Castlemaine Narooma
Caulfield Narrabri
Caulfield North Narrandera
Caulfield South Narrogin
Ceduna Narromine
Cessnock New Lambton
Charters Towers New Norfolk
Cheltenham Newcastle
Childers Newman
Chinchilla Newport
City of Parramatta Nhulunbuy
Clare Nickol
Claremont Nimbin
Clarence Town Noosa
Clarkson North Haven
Clifton Springs North Melbourne
Cloncurry North Shore
Cobar North Wonthaggi
Coffs Harbour Northam
Colac Nowra
Collie Nuriootpa
Colo Vale Nyngan
Condobolin Oakdale
Coober Pedy Oakey
Cooktown Oatley
Coolamon Oberon
Cooma Old Bar
Coonabarabran Orange
Coonamble Ouyen
Cootamundra Palmerston
Coraki Paraburdoo
Corowa Paramatta
Cottesloe Parkes
Coutts Crossing Pearce
Cowes Penguin
Cowra Penola
Crafers Perth
Craigburn Farm Perth
Cranbourne Peterborough
Crescent Head Phillip
Crookwell Phillip Island
Croydon Picton
Crystal Brook Pinjarra
Cundletown Port Augusta
Dalby Port Augusta West
Dampier Port Douglas
Dareton Port Elliot
Darlington Port Fairy
Darlington Point Port Hedland
Darwin Port Lincoln
Deloraine Port Macquarie
Deniliquin Port Pirie
Denman Port Sorell
Denmark Port Stephens
Derby Portland
Devonport Portland
Dongara Proserpine
Donnybrook Prospect
Dorrigo Pymble
Douglas Park Queanbeyan
Dubbo Queenscliff
Dunedoo Queenstown
Dungog Quinns Rocks
Dunsborough Quirindi
Earlwood Rainbow Beach
East Ballina Ravenshoe
East Fremantle Raymond Terrace
East Lismore Red Hill
Echuca Redlynch
Eden Renmark
Eglinton Renmark West
Elizabeth Revesby
Emerald Reynella
Encounter Bay Richmond
Epping Rockhampton
Esperance Roebourne
Ettalong Roma
Eulomogo Roselands
Evans Head Roxby Downs
Fawkner Saint Albans
Finley Sale
Forbes Salisbury
Forestville Sandford
Forster Sarina
Frankston East Sawtell
Freeling Scarness
Galston Scottsdale
Garfield Seacliff
Gatton Shellharbour Village
Gawler Singleton
Gayndah Smithton
Geelong South Grafton
Geeveston St Helens
George Town St Leonards
Geraldton Stanthorpe
Gilgandra Stawell
Gladstone Stirling
Glen Innes Stoneville
Glen Iris Strathalbyn
Glenbrook Swan Hill
Gloucester Sydney
Gol Gol Tailem Bend
Gold Coast Tamborine Mountain
Goondiwindi Tamworth
Goonellabah Tanunda
Gordon Taree
Goulburn Tennant Creek
Grafton Thabeban
Grange Thebarton
Greenmount Thursday Island
Grenfell Tieri
Griffith Tin Can Bay
Gulgong Tolga
Gundagai Tom Price
Gundaroo Toormina
Gunnedah Toowoomba
Guyra Townsville
Gympie Traralgon
Hahndorf Trigg
Hamilton Tumby Bay
Happy Valley Tumut
Harrington Two Wells
Harvey Ulladulla
Hay Ulverstone
Hazelbrook Urraween
Healesville Vasse
Heathridge Victor Harbor
Heddon Greta Wagin
Heyfield Waikerie
Hillston Walkerston
Hobart Wallaroo
Holbrook Wangaratta
Holmesville Waroona
Home Hill Warragul
Hornsby Warrnambool
Horsham Warwick
Howlong Weipa
Huonville Wellington
Iluka West Wyalong
Ingham Westbrook
Innisfail Westbury
Inverell Westcourt
Jamestown Whyalla
Jindabyne Willaston
Jindera Williamstown
Joondalup Wodonga
Junee Wondai
Jurien Bay Woodridge
Kadina Woodside
Kalbarri Woolgoolga
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Wundowie
Kandos Wynyard
Kapunda Yallourn
Karratha Yarraman
Katanning Yarrawonga
Katherine Yass
Katoomba Yeppoon
Keith York
Kelso Young