What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is.
If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
Saint Augustine  

Time in Australia

Australia is divided into 3 time zones.

Time Time Zone Cities in This Time Zone
Australian Eastern Standard Time
UTC+10:00 or AEST
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Canberra, Wollongong, Logan City, North Shore, Geelong
Australian Central Standard Time
UTC+09:30 or ACST
Adelaide, Darwin, Adelaide Hills, Alice Springs, Palmerston, Mount Gambier, Morphett Vale, Whyalla, Murray Bridge, Broken Hill
Australian Western Standard Time
UTC+08:00 or AWST
Perth, Mandurah, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Geraldton, Bunbury, Albany, Canning Vale, Kwinana, Roebourne, Gosnells


Find out the current time in all Australia's cities

Daylight saving time (DST) in Australia

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

Australia: basic facts and figures

Full name: Commonwealth of Australia
Continent: Oceania
Population: 21,515,754.
Area: 7,686,850 km²
Capital: Canberra
Currency: Australian 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 Lambton
Adelaide Hills Lara
Albany Largs Bay
Albury Latrobe
Aldgate Launceston
Aldinga Lavington
Alice Springs Lawson
Applecross Leanyer
Ararat Leeton
Armadale Leichhardt
Armidale Leopold
Athelstone Leumeah
Atherton Leura
Attadale Lidcombe
Australind Lindfield
Ayr Lindisfarne
Bacchus Marsh Lisarow
Bairnsdale Lismore
Ballarat Lithgow
Ballina Liverpool
Banora Point Logan City
Bassendean Long Jetty
Batemans Bay Longford
Bega Mackay
Belair Maddington
Bellerive Maida Vale
Benalla Malabar
Bendigo Mandurah
Bentley Manjimup
Berkeley Manly
Berkeley Vale Manning
Berowra Mansfield
Berri Mareeba
Bexley Margaret River
Bicton Margate
Biloela Margate
Blackheath Marion
Blackmans Bay Maroubra
Blacktown Marrickville
Blackwater Maryborough
Blackwood Maryborough
Blair Athol Mascot
Blaxland Matraville
Bomaderry Maylands
Bondi McLaren Vale
Bongaree McMinns Lagoon
Botany Medowie
Boulder Melbourne
Bowen Melton
Bowral Melville
Bridgewater Menai
Bridgewater Merimbula
Brighton Merrylands
Brisbane Midland
Broadmeadows Mildura
Broken Hill Millicent
Bronte Mindarie
Broome Miranda
Brunswick Mittagong
Buderim Moama
Bulli Modbury
Bullsbrook Moe
Bunbury Montrose
Bundaberg Mooloolaba
Burnie Moonah
Burpengary Moranbah
Busselton Morayfield
Byford Moree
Byron Bay Mornington
Caboolture Morphett Vale
Cairns Mortdale
Caloundra Morwell
Campbelltown Mosman
Campbelltown Mosman Park
Canberra Moss Vale
Canning Vale Mount Barker
Cannington Mount Colah
Carindale Mount Druitt
Caringbah Mount Gambier
Carlingford Mount Isa
Carnarvon Mudgee
Caroline Springs Mullaloo
Casino Murray Bridge
Castle Hill Murwillumbah
Castlemaine Muswellbrook
Cessnock Nairne
Charlestown Nambour
Charters Towers Nambucca
Chatswood Nambucca Heads
Chipping Norton Naracoorte
City of Parramatta Narara
Claremont Narellan
Claremont Narrabeen
Clarkson Narrabri
Cleveland Narrandera
Clifton Springs Narrogin
Clovelly Narromine
Cobar Nelson Bay
Coffs Harbour Nerang
Colac New Norfolk
Collie New Town
Como Newcastle
Como Newman
Concord Newnham
Coogee Newport
Coogee Newstead
Coolum Beach Nightcliff
Cooma Noosa
Cooranbong Normanhurst
Cootamundra North Melbourne
Corlette North Narrabeen
Coromandel Valley North Shore
Corowa North Turramurra
Corrimal North Wonthaggi
Cottesloe Northam
Cowes Northmead
Cowra Nowra
Crafers Nuriootpa
Craigieburn Oatley
Cranbourne Oberon
Cronulla Old Bar
Croydon Orange
Currambine Oxenford
Dalby Oyster Bay
Dalkeith Palmerston
Dapto Paradise
Darlington Paramatta
Darwin Parkes
Deception Bay Penguin
Dee Why Pennant Hills
Deniliquin Penrith
Devonport Penshurst
Doonside Perth
Dubbo Phillip Island
Earlwood Picton
East Ballina Port Augusta
East Fremantle Port Augusta West
East Gosford Port Hedland
East Lismore Port Kembla
East Maitland Port Lincoln
East Melbourne Port Macquarie
Eaton Port Pirie
Echuca Port Stephens
Elizabeth Portland
Emerald Prospect
Encounter Bay Pymble
Enfield Quakers Hill
Engadine Queanbeyan
Epping Quinns Rocks
Erina Rainbow Beach
Esperance Randwick
Ettalong Rathmines
Ettalong Beach Raymond Terrace
Ferntree Gully Red Hill
Findon Redhead
Flinders Redlynch
Forbes Regents Park
Forestville Richmond
Forster Riverstone
Frankston East Rockhampton
Fremantle Rockingham
Freshwater Roebourne
Gatton Roma
Gawler Roselands
Geelong Rouse Hill
Geelong West Roxby Downs
George Town Safety Bay
Geraldton Sale
Gerringong Salisbury
Girraween Sandgate
Gladesville Sandy Bay
Gladstone Sawtell
Glen Innes Scarborough
Glenbrook Scarborough
Glenfield Seaford
Glenhaven Seaton
Glenmore Park Shenton Park
Glenorchy Shepparton
Glenorie Singleton
Gold Coast Slacks Creek
Golden Grove Smithton
Goonellabah Somerville
Gordon South Grafton
Gorokan South Perth
Gosnells Southport
Goulburn Spearwood
Grafton Springfield Lakes
Grange Springwood
Granville Stanthorpe
Greensborough Stawell
Griffith Strathalbyn
Gunnedah Strathpine
Gympie Subiaco
Hackham Sunbury
Hamilton Sunnybank
Happy Valley Surfers Paradise
Harvey Swan Hill
Hastings Swan View
Haymarket Swanbourne
Hazelbrook Sydney
Healesville Taigum
Heathcote Tamborine Mountain
Heathridge Tamworth
Helensburgh Tanunda
Hillarys Taree
Hobart Taringa
Holsworthy Tarragindi
Homebush Tennant Creek
Hope Valley Tewantin
Hoppers Crossing Toormina
Hornsby Toowong
Horsham Toowoomba
Howrah Torquay
Iluka Townsville
Ingham Traralgon
Ingle Farm Trinity Beach
Ingleburn Tugun
Innisfail Tumut
Inverell Ulladulla
Jannali Ulverstone
Joondalup Unley
Junee Upper Coomera
Kaleen Urangan
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urraween
Kanwal Varsity Lakes
Karratha Victor Harbour
Katanning Victoria Point
Katherine Wagga
Katoomba Wangaratta
Kelmscott Wanneroo
Kelso Warnbro
Kempsey Warragul
Kensington Warrnambool
Kenthurst Warwick
Kenwick Wellington
Kiama Wellington Point
Kingaroy Wembley
Kingscliff Whyalla
Kingsford Wodonga
Kingston Wollongong
Kinross Woodridge
Kirribilli Woolgoolga
Klemzig Wooloowin
Kununurra Woree
Kurri Kurri Wynnum
Kwinana Wynyard
Kyabram Yarrawonga
Lake Albert Yeppoon
Lakemba Young
Lakes Entrance Zillmere
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