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.
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.
See full time zone map
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?
Australian states/territories using ACST in the winter and ACDT in the summer:
Australian states/territories using ACST all year: