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Australia time zones map and current time

Australia spans 5 time zones , 4 main time zones: Western Time Zone - Central Time Zone - Eastern Time Zone - Central Western Time Zone - and Lord Howe Island. | Time Zone exceptions More info.

Australia daylight saving time 2023

On Sunday, October 1, Australia turns the clock forward one hour, at 2:00 a.m. it will be 3:00 a.m. Daylight saving time starts. More info.
The Clock time is updated with the time change, along with the time zone and summer or winter symbols. + info. 24 hour clock format. World Time Map
Daylight saving time (DST) and current time zone, on Australia map clocks . Australia started the time change by Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island, followed by the 3 states of Australia: New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania to finish with South Australia.
Australian States and Territories by time zones with current time zone
Eucla (Southwest Australia)
UTC = std +8:45
No daylight saving
Lord Howe Island (East of Australia)
Lord Howe
UTC = std +10:30
UTC = dst +11:00
Norfolk Island (East of Australia)
Norfolk (Kingston)
UTC = std +11:00
UTC = dst +12:00

Australia time zones with current time - map

There are 5 time zones, in Australia from west to east: Western Australian Time (Perth)- Western Central Australian Time (Eucla) - Central Australian Time, North (Darwin) & South (Adelaide) ) - Eastern Australian Time (Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart) - Lord Howe Time. Clock symbol info
Australia time zones - 24 hour clock format
New South Wales Victoria
Current Eastern time Current Eastern time
Sydney Melbourne
AEST = std +10
AEDT=daylight +11
AEST = std +10
AEDT = daylight +11
Queensland Tasmania
Eastern Standard T. Current Eastern Time
Brisbane Hobart
AEST = std +10
No daylight saving
AEST = std +10
AEDT = daylight +11
Lord Howe Island
Note that Lord Howe only turns the clock forward and back 30 minutes, and ends DST at 2:00 instead of 3:00. See daylight saving Lord Howe Time
Lord Howe
UTC = std +10:30
UTC = dst +11:00
Australia, observe Daylight Saving Time in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island. New Zealand also observes daylight saving time.

Daylight saving time is not observed in Queensland, the Northern Territory, Western Australia, Christmas Island or the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Adding 3 Australian dependencies, Cocos Islands - Christmas Island - and Norfolk Island, Australia spans a total of 8 Time Zones.

Locations of Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Chritsmas Island on the map of Australia.
Norfolk Island is located to the east of Australia. See map of Australia.
Image source and more information about Christmas Island /Cocos Islands
3 Australian dependencies

During the daylight saving time, there are 2 more time zones in Australia, as neither Western Australia nor Queensland advance the clock time, although in reality, as Lord Howe Island advances the clock only 1/2 hour, it equates the time zone Eastern Australia's with UTC +11 hours, which represents only 1 more time zone in summer compared to winter time, which gives a total of 5 + 1 = 6 time zones, counting all the states that are with summer and winter time. In addition to the other 3 different time zones of the Australian dependencies.

The letters S (standard) and D (daylight), are the acronyms that show the current period of the time zone.
For example, AEST Australian Eastern Standard Time / AEDT Australian Eastern Daylight Time, more summer / winter symbols, which appear next to the clock time.

Time change Australia 2023

Daylight saving time change in Australia is used only in the territories of South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, *Lord Howe Island (30'), and Norfolk Island.

The first Sunday, April 2 at 3:00 am Australia turned the clock back 1 hour.
The first Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 am Australia turns the clock forward 1 hour.

*Lord Howe Island
The first Sunday, April 2 at 2:00 am Lord Howe turned the clock back 0:30 hours.
The first Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 am Lord Howe turns the clock forward 0:30 hours

Australia daylight saving 2023
Ends - 1h Starts + 1h
April - 2 Sun.
3:00 → 2:00
Oct - 1 Sun.
2:00 → 3:00
Australia on Sunday April 2, 2023, at 3:00 a.m. it was 2:00 a.m. Australia on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at 2:00 a.m. it will be 3:00 a.m.
Lord Howe daylight saving 2023
Ends - 0:30' Starts + 0:30'
April - 2 Sun.
2:00 → 1:30
Oct - 1 Sun.
2:00 → 2:30
Lord Howe on Sunday April 2, 2023 at 2:00 a.m. it was 1:30. Lord Howe on Sunday October 1, 2023 at 2:00 a.m. it will be 2:30.

Daylight Savings Australia

The Australian Territories that use daylight saving time are New South Wales (Sydney), South Australia (Adelaide), Victoria (Melbourne), Tasmania (Hobart), *Lord Howe Island (30'), and Norfolk Island.

Territories of Australia without daylight saving time all year

The Australian Territories that do not use daylight saving time throughout the year are Western Australia (Perth), including Eucla in southwestern Australia, Northern Territory (Darwin), and Queensland (Brisbane). All these territories are permanently indicated by the symbol on the clock.

Time Zone exceptions in Australia

* Broken Hill located in western New south Wales, uses the same time zone and time change as South Australia.
* Eucla, located in the southwest of Australia, uses an intermediate time between Western Australia and South Australia, maintaining the same UTC +8h.45' time zone throughout the year.

* Lord Howe Island, about 600 km. east of the continent of Australia, just move the clock forward or backward 00:30 minutes instead of 1 hour. (During daylight saving time, because it moves the clock forward only half an hour, it adjusts to the same time zone as New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania).
On the other hand, Lord Howe turns the clock back at 2:00 instead of 3:00, 1 hour earlier than the rest of Australia.

*2 time zones *Time change exception Capital Capital Most populous city Most populous city Capital of the country Capital of the country

Clocks symbols:

Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time. Standard or winter time UTC standard time, or winter time. No Daylight Saving Time No Daylight Saving Time throughout the year. 24 hour clock format

Clocks and symbols (daylight saving - winter) updated in real time as the time changes in different Australia time zones.

New Zealand, Oceania,
Current local time and Daylight Saving Norfolk Island,
Current local Time and Daylight Saving New Caledonia (France),
Current local Time, No Daylight Saving Lord Howe Island,
Current local Time and Daylight Saving