Time Zones In Australia

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AEST 12:34:56
Australian Eastern Standard Time - GMT+1000
This is the main time zone for the eastern side of Australia. Queensland uses this time zone for the entire year. New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory use it during the winter half of the year (April through September).

ACST 12:04:56
Australian Central Standard Time - GMT+0930
This is the main time zone for the central corridor of Australia. It is 30 minutes behind AEST. The Northern Territory uses this time zone for the entire year. South Australia uses this time zone during the winter half of the year (April through September).

AWST 10:34:56
Australian Western Standard Time - GMT+0800
This is the main time zone for Western Australia, and is used for the entire year.

AEDT 13:34:56
Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time - GMT+1100
Also called Australian Eastern Summer Time, this time zone is used in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory during the summer half of the year (October through March).

ACDT 13:04:56
Australian Central Daylight Saving Time - GMT+1030
Also called Australian Central Summer Time, this time zone is used in South Australia during the summer half of the year (October through March).

ACXT 09:34:56
GMT+0700
This time zone is used on Christmas Island, a territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean some 2,600 kilometres north west of Perth. Christmas Island uses this time zone for the entire year.

ACCT 09:04:56
GMT+0630
This time zone is used on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, a territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean about half way between the Australian continent and Sri Lanka. The Cocos Islands use this time zone for the entire year.


During the summer half of the year, those in the AEDT time zone can sometimes refer to it as AEST by mistake. The same happens for ACDT & ACST.

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