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ACST – Australian Central Standard Time (Standard Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

Also known as: CST – Central Standard Time

Caution: This is NOT the current local time in most locations in that time zone

Australia: Only some locations are currently on ACST because most places in this time zone are currently on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing ACDT.

Time zone map of ACST
Currently observing ACST.
Observes ACST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +9:30).
Currently observing ACST – Australian Central Standard Time.
Observes ACST – Australian Central Standard Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as ACST (UTC +9:30) but different time zone name.

Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is 9:30 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Australia. Australian Central Standard Time is a half-hour time zone. Its local time differs by 30 minutes instead of the normal whole hour.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use ACDT (Australian Central Daylight Time) in the summer.

Where and When is ACST Observed?

Australia

Australian states/territories using ACST in the winter and ACDT in the summer:

Australian states/territories using ACST all year: