Apr 3, 2022, 2:00 am
|No further time changes in 1959 in Lord Howe Island|
Daylight Saving Time (DST) Not Observed in Year 1959
Australia observed Lord Howe Standard Time (LHST) all year.
DST was not in use in 1959.
The previous DST change in Australia was on March 26, 1944.
Try selecting a different year below.
When Does DST Start and End on Lord Howe Island?
During Daylight Saving Time (DST) the clocks on Lord Howe Island are set forward 30 minutes, not the normal whole hour, from UTC+10:30 to UTC+11. DST starts on the first Sunday of October and ends the first Sunday of April, the same as mainland Australia.
Daylight Saving Time in Other Years
DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
|Year||DST End (Clock Backward)||DST Start (Clock Forward)|
|1950 — 1959||DST not observed|
|All times are local for Lord Howe Island.|
History of DST on Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island started using DST in 1971 at the same time as New South Wales. The clock was moved forward by a full hour according to the Standard Time Act 1971. In 1985, a governor’s order stated that DST on Lord Howe Island would be 30 minutes ahead of Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), putting it on the same local time as NSW during the DST period.