Australian time zones:

ACST – Australian Central Standard Time

Current time in Adelaide

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 4:51:42 PM ACST

Adelaide will stay on ACST until Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 2:00 AM
when clocks are moved to Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 03:00:00ACDT

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC + 9:30 hours

ACST is 9 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during summer, and are therefore using ACDT instead in the summer. See below for details.

Time zone abbreviation: ACST

Full name is Australian Central Standard Time

Email time zone indicator: +0930

An email sent from someone in the ACST time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0930" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0930" does not have to be in ACST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Where and when is ACST observed?

Australian territories using ACST in the winter and ACDT during the summer

CST is used all year

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example locations in ACST

Other time zones in Australia

Go directly through the links below, or see the Australia time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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