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What Time do Australia's Clocks Right Now?

Time in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra

Sydney Time / Canberra Time / Melbourne Time

Clock showing current local time now in Sydney Time Zone (East Australia)

Perth Time

Clock showing current local time now in Perth Time Zone (Western Australia)

Adelaide Time

Clock showing current local time now in Adelaide (South Australia Time Zone)

Australia Map

Australia is divided into 6 states: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania and 2 territories; the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.

There are three time zones in Australia:

  • Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST): in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland.
  • Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) in South Australia and Northern Territory.
  • Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) in Western Australia.

Australian states except Northern Territory and Western Australia and Queensland have daylight saving during the summer months.

The National Standards Commission (Commonwealth statutory authority established in 1950 and operating under the National Measurement Act 1960) website: www.measurement.gov.au .

The Commission is responsible for advising the Government on the scientific, technical and legislative requirements of Australia's national measurement system, and has specific responsibilities for coordinating the national measurement system, ensuring that trade measurement instruments comply with international and national legal metrology standards, and for the completion of metrication.

Australia Daylight Saving Time

Australian Daylight Saving Time runs in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania from the first Sunday in October and ends on the first Sunday in April.

Source: Australian Federal Government: www.australia.gov.au

State

Standard
Time

Daylight
saving

Daylight Saving Time

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

GMT+10

GMT+11

YES

NSW

New South Wales

GMT+10

GMT+11

YES

NT

Northern Territory

GMT+9:30

N/A

N/A

QLD

Queensland

GMT+10

N/A

N/A

SA

South Australia

GMT+9:30

GMT+10:30

YES

TAS

Tasmania

GMT+10

GMT+11

YES

VIC

Victoria

GMT+10

GMT+11

YES

WA

Western Australia

GMT+8

N/A

NO

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