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Time Change 1971 in Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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Territory: Australian Capital Territory

Abbreviation: ACT

Territorial Capital: Canberra

Country: Australia

Time Zones: 1

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Oct 31, 1971 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 31, 1971, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 31, 1971, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Oct 31, 1971 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

More info:
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

Other years: 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 2019

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Daylight Saving Time History in Australian Capital Territory

Detailed history for Australian Capital Territory is not available before 1970. Statistics below are based on 1970 onwards.

  • Australian Capital Territory first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1971.
  • Australian Capital Territory has observed DST for 49 years between 1971 and 2019.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics