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Next change:
Apr
2
1 hour Back

Apr 2, 2017, 3:00 am

In some areas of Australia

Country: Australia

Long Name: Commonwealth of Australia

Abbreviations: AU, AUS

Capital: Canberra

Time Zones: 6 (Main Country)

Total Time Zones: 9 with dependencies

Dial Code: +61

Note: Only some parts of Australia used DST in 2013.

Apr 7

Back 1 hour

Apr 7, 2013 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, April 7, 2013, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 7, 2013, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Apr 7, 2013 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
Sunday, April 7, 2013: Australia and New Zealand end DST
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

Oct 6

Forward 1 hour

Oct 6, 2013 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, October 6, 2013, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 6, 2013, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Oct 6, 2013 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
Australia and New Zealand start the 2013—2014 DST period
Australia & New Zealand Start DST

Other years: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

Which States and Territories use Daylight Saving Time in 2013

Areas in Australia using DST in 2013
Areas in Australia on standard time all of 2013
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Daylight Saving Time Info

DST in States and Territories in Australia in 2013 (8 in total, 5 where all observe DST, 3 which don't observe DST)

Australian Capital TerritoryOct 6 - Apr 7QueenslandNo DSTVictoriaOct 6 - Apr 7
New South WalesOct 6 - Apr 7South AustraliaOct 6 - Apr 7Western AustraliaNo DST
Northern TerritoryNo DSTTasmaniaOct 6 - Apr 7

DST in Other Locations in Australia in 2013 (1 Location)

Lord Howe IslandOct 6 - Apr 7 *
* DST is 30 minutes ahead of standard time.

Daylight Saving Time in Dependencies of Australia

DependencyTypeDaylight Saving Time Period
Christmas IslandTerritoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Cocos IslandsTerritoryNo Daylight Saving Time
Norfolk IslandTerritoryNo Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time History in Australia

  • Australia first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1916.
  • Australia has observed DST for 56 years between 1916 and 2017 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1966.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics