Time in Australia

Australia’s territory is divided into 3 time zones.

Time Zone Time Cities in This Time Zone
Australian Eastern Standard Time
AEST or UTC+10:00
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra, Newcastle, Logan City, Geelong, Hobart, Townsville
Australian Central Standard Time
ACST or UTC+09:30
Adelaide, Darwin, Adelaide Hills, Alice Springs, Palmerston, Mount Gambier, Prospect, Gawler, Whyalla, Murray Bridge
Australian Western Standard Time
AWST or UTC+08:00
Perth, Mandurah, Albany, Kalgoorlie, Kwinana, Geraldton, Busselton, Port Hedland, Broome, Karratha


Find out the current time in all Australia’s cities

Current time by country

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 Time and Date of DST Change Time Change
DST ended Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 3:00 AM The clocks were put back an hour.
DST begins Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00 AM The clocks will be put forward an hour.
DST ends Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 3:00 AM The clocks will be put back an hour.

To determine DST rules for a specific Australian city, click on the city name in the table below or enter it in the top menu search form.

Australia

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
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 Moe
Bridport Molong
Brighton Moonee Beach
Brisbane Moora
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 Heads
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 Sale
Finley Salisbury
Forbes Sandford
Forestville Sarina
Forster Sawtell
Frankston East Scarness
Freeling Scottsdale
Galston Seacliff
Garfield Shellharbour Village
Gatton Shepparton
Gawler Singleton
Gayndah Smithton
Geelong South Grafton
Geeveston St Albans
George Town St Helens
Geraldton St Leonards
Gilgandra Stanthorpe
Gladstone Stawell
Glen Innes Stirling
Glen Iris Stoneville
Glenbrook Strathalbyn
Gloucester Swan Hill
Gol Gol Sydney
Gold Coast Tailem Bend
Goondiwindi Tamborine Mountain
Goonellabah Tamworth
Gordon Tanunda
Goulburn Taree
Grafton Tennant Creek
Grange Thabeban
Greenmount Thebarton
Grenfell Thursday Island
Griffith Tieri
Gulgong Tin Can Bay
Gundagai Tolga
Gundaroo Tom Price
Gunnedah Toormina
Guyra Toowoomba
Gympie Townsville
Hahndorf Traralgon
Hamilton Trigg
Happy Valley Tumby Bay
Harrington Tumut
Harvey Two Wells
Hay Ulladulla
Hazelbrook Ulverstone
Healesville Urraween
Heathridge Vasse
Heddon Greta Victor Harbor
Heyfield Wagin
Hillston Waikerie
Hobart Walkerston
Holbrook Wallaroo
Holmesville Wangaratta
Home Hill Waroona
Hornsby Warragul
Horsham Warrnambool
Howlong Warwick
Huonville Weipa
Iluka Wellington
Ingham West Wyalong
Innisfail Westbrook
Inverell Westbury
Jamestown Westcourt
Jindabyne Whyalla
Jindera Willaston
Joondalup Williamstown
Junee Wodonga
Jurien Bay Wondai
Kadina Woodridge
Kalbarri Woodside
Kalgoorlie Woolgoolga
Kandos Wundowie
Kapunda Wynyard
Karratha Yarraman
Katanning Yarrawonga
Katherine Yass
Katoomba Yeppoon
Keith York
Kelso Young