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Western Australia Time, Australia

Current time now in Western Australia

What is the current local time now in WA, Australia?

Western Australia Standard Time = GMT+8

What time zone is Western Australia in?

Standard Time is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+8).

Based on the mean solar time of 120ยฐE.ย  Covering Western Australia and using time 8 hours ahead of GMT.ย  Perthโ€™s longitude is 115ยฐ 31โ€™ East

Note the area around Eucla unofficially operate a separate time zone.

Does Western Australia observe Daylight Saving Time?

Daylight Saving (Summer) Time was not observed in Western Australia prior to 2006. See Daylight Saving Time .

Daylight saving was introduced in Western Australia for a three-year trial period starting December 2006. The three-year trial gave Western Australians an opportunity to โ€œtry before they buyโ€. A referendum was held in 2009 to decide whether it should become permanent.
PERTHย  Australia: Western Australians turned down daylight savings time for the fourth time since 1975 in a referendum on 16 May 2009.

A larger share of the voters rejected daylight savings time this year than in 1992, the last time the question was put to a vote, The Sunday Times of Perth reported. With about two-thirds of the votes counted, about 55 percent had gone into the "No" column, officials said.

What is the international telephone dialling code for Western Australia?

The international dialling code for Western Australia is +618.

Government of Western Australia website : www.wa.gov.au

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