Flag for Australia Clock changes in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia in 2003

Next change:
Apr
5
1 hour Back

Apr 5, 2015, 3:00 AM

End DST: Sunday, March 30, 2003
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, October 26, 2003
 1 hour forward

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Mar 30

Back 1 hour

Mar 30, 2003 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, March 30, 2003, 3:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 30, 2003, 2:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Mar 30, 2003 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

Oct 26

Forward 1 hour

Oct 26, 2003 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 26, 2003, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 26, 2003, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Oct 26, 2003 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, summer time, and Daylight Savings Time.

Other years: 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006

Daylight Saving Time in other years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST End (Clock backward)DST Start (Clock forward)
2000Sunday, March 26, 3:00 AMSunday, August 27, 2:00 AM
2001Sunday, March 25, 3:00 AMSunday, October 28, 2:00 AM
2002Sunday, March 31, 3:00 AMSunday, October 27, 2:00 AM
2003Sunday, March 30, 3:00 AMSunday, October 26, 2:00 AM
2004Sunday, March 28, 3:00 AMSunday, October 31, 2:00 AM
2005Sunday, March 27, 3:00 AMSunday, October 30, 2:00 AM
2006Sunday, April 2, 3:00 AMSunday, October 29, 2:00 AM
2007Sunday, March 25, 3:00 AMSunday, October 28, 2:00 AM
2008Sunday, April 6, 3:00 AMSunday, October 5, 2:00 AM
2009Sunday, April 5, 3:00 AMSunday, October 4, 2:00 AM
* All times are local for Canberra

Data for years before 1970 not available for Canberra, but we have earlier time zone history for Sydney available.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Canberra

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