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