Also known as: CST – Central Standard Time
Caution: This is NOT the current local time in most locations in that time zone
Please use the search field on the right to find the correct local time in any city.
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.
Summer Time & DST
Where and When is ACST Observed?
Australian states/territories using ACST in the winter and ACDT in the summer:
- New South Wales - only in Yancowinna County
- South Australia
Australian states/territories using ACST all year:
- Northern Territory
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America