Time Zones in Australia

What is the current time in main Australian cities now?

Australia has three standard time zones, that cover in total six states and two territories.

Standard Time Zones

There are three standard time zones in Australia:

Australia Daylight Saving Time

Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time) is in use in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania from the first Sunday in October through to the first Sunday in April.

Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia do NOT use DST.

Perth (Western Australia)Darwin (Northern Territory)Adelaide (South Australia)Brisbane (Queensland)Sydney (New South Wales)Melbourne (Victoria)Hobart (Tasmania)Canberra (Australian Capital Territory)

In a country with multiple time zones and different Daylight Saving Time rules for each state, the easiest way to check current time and time differences (GMT offsets) is by city.

Choose a city, view live clocks as well as sunrise/sunset and moonrise/moonset times

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

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