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Clock Changes in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Next change:
Apr
7
1 hour Back

Apr 7, 2019, 3:00 am

End DST: Sunday, April 1, 2018
 1 hour backward

Start DST: Sunday, October 7, 2018
 1 hour forward

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Apr 1

Back 1 hour

Apr 1, 2018 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 1, 2018, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 1, 2018, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Apr 1, 2018 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Australia & New Zealand End DST on April 1, 2018
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

Oct 7

Forward 1 hour

Oct 7, 2018 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 7, 2018, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 7, 2018, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Oct 7, 2018 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
DST Begins in Australia and New Zealand

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Other years: 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021

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)
2017Sunday, April 2, 3:00 amSunday, October 1, 2:00 am
2018Sunday, April 1, 3:00 amSunday, October 7, 2:00 am
2019Sunday, April 7, 3:00 amSunday, October 6, 2:00 am
2020Sunday, April 5, 3:00 amSunday, October 4, 2:00 am
2021Sunday, April 4, 3:00 amSunday, October 3, 2:00 am
All times are local for Canberra. Current year is highlighted.

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

Detailed time zone and clock changes in Canberra