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Australia DST Dates

Australia Daylight Saving Time

Implementation Dates of Daylight Savings Time in Australia

For the daylight saving periods from 2013-14 to 2017-18, the start and finish dates for Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria, the ACT and South Australia are as follows:

Period

Start Date 
(2 am first Sunday in October)

Finish Date 
(2 am first Sunday in April)

2013-14

6 October 2013

6 April 2014

2014-15

5 October 2014

5 April 2015

2015-16

4 October 2015

3 April 2016

2016-17

2 October 2016

2 April 2017

2017-18

1 October 2017

1 April 2018

 

In all the cases listed in the table below the change to Daylight Savings Time took place at 0200 Local Standard Time on the day concerned, and from Daylight Savings Time to standard time at 0300.

Season

State(s) / territories affected

Starting date

Finishing date

1916 - 1917 Australia 1 January 1917 25 March 1917
1941 - 1942 Australia 1 January 1942 29 March 1942
1942 - 1943 Australia 27 September 1942 28 March 1943
1943 - 1944 Australia (except WA) 3 October 1943 26 March 1944
1967 - 1968 TAS (except King Island) 1 October 1967 31 March 1968
1968 - 1969 TAS (except King Island) 27 October 1968 9 March 1969
1969 - 1970 TAS (except King Island) 26 October 1969 8 March 1970
1970 - 1971 TAS (except King Island) 25 October 1970 14 March 1971
1971 - 1972 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS, QLD 31 October 1971 27 February 1972
1972 - 1973 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 29 October 1972 4 March 1973
1973 - 1974 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 28 October 1973 3 March 1974
1974 - 1975 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS, WA 27 October 1974 2 March 1975
1975 - 1976 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 26 October 1975 7 March 1976
1976 - 1977 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 31 October 1976 6 March 1977
1977 - 1978 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 30 October 1977 5 March 1978
1978 - 1979 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 29 October 1978 4 March 1979
1979 - 1980 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 28 October 1979 2 March 1980
1980 - 1981 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 26 October 1980 1 March 1981
1981 - 1982 VIC, ACT, SA
TAS
NSW

25 October 1981
25 October 1981
25 October 1981

7 March 1982
28 March 1982
4 April 1982

1982 - 1983 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA
TAS
31 October 1982
31 October 1982
6 March 1983
27 March 1983
1983 - 1984 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS, WA 30 October 1983 4 March 1984
1984 - 1985 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 28 October 1984 3 March 1985
1985 - 1986 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA
TAS
27 October 1985
27 October 1985
16 March 1986
2 March 1986
1986 - 1987 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 19 October 1986 15 March 1987
1987 - 1988 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 25 October 1987 20 March 1988
1988 - 1989 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 30 October 1988 19 March 1989
1989 - 1990 VIC, SA, TAS
NSW, ACT, QLD
29 October 1989
29 October 1989
18 March 1990
4 March 1990
1990 - 1991 VIC, SA, TAS
NSW, ACT, QLD
28 October 1990
28 October 1990
3 March 1991
17 March 1991
1991 - 1992 VIC, NSW, ACT, QLD, WA
SA
TAS

27 October 1991
27 October 1991
27 October 1991

1 March 1992
22 March 1992
29 March 1992

1992 - 1993 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
4 October 1992
25 October 1992
28 March 1993
7 March 1993
1993 - 1994 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW
SA

3 October 1993
31 October 1993
31 October 1993

27 March 1994
6 March 1994
20 March 1994

1994 - 1995 TAS
NSW, ACT
VIC, SA

2 October 1994
30 October 1994
30 October 1994

26 March 1995
5 March 1995
26 March 1995

1995 - 1996 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
1 October 1995
29 October 1995
31 March 1996
31 March 1996
1996 - 1997 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
6 October 1996
27 October 1996
30 March 1997
30 March 1997
1997 - 1998 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
5 October 1997
26 October 1997
29 March 1998
29 March 1998
1998 - 1999 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
4 October 1998
25 October 1998
28 March 1999
28 March 1999
1999 - 2000 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
3 October 1999
31 October 1999
26 March 2000
26 March 2000
2000 - 1901 VIC, ACT, NSW, TAS
SA
27 August 2000
29 October 2000
25 March 2001
25 March 2001
2001 - 2002 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
7 October 2001
28 October 2001
31 March 2002
31 March 2002
2002 - 2003 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
6 October 2002
27 October 2002
30 March 2003
30 March 2003
2003 - 2004 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
5 October 2003
26 October 2003
28 March 2004
28 March 2004
2004 - 2005 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
3 October 2004
31 October 2004
27 March 2005
27 March 2005
2005 - 2006 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
2 October 2005
30 October 2005
2 April 2006
2 April 2006
2006 - 2007 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
WA

1 October 2006
29 October 2006
3/12/2006

25 March 2007
25 March 2007
25 March 2007

2007 - 2008 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
WA

7 October 2007
28 October 2007
28 October 2007

6 April 2008
6 April 2008
30 March 2008

2008 - 2009 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
WA
5 October 2008
26 October 2008
5 April 2009
29 March 2009
2009 - 2010 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 4 October 2009 4 April 2010
2010 - 2011 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 3 October 2010 3 April 2011
2011 - 2012 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 2 October 2011 1 April 2012
2012 - 2013 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 7 October 2012 7 April 2013
2013 - 2014 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 6 October 2013 6 April 2014
2014 - 2015 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 5 October 2014 5 April 2015
2015 - 2016 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 4 October 2015 3 April 2016
2016 - 2017 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 2 October 2016 2 April 2017
2017 - 2018 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 1 October 2017 1 April 2018

 

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