AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time / Eastern Standard Time (Standard Time)
Also known as: EST – Eastern Standard Time, AET – Australian Eastern 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.
This time zone is often called Eastern Standard Time.
Summer Time & DST
Email Time Zone Indicator: +1000
An email sent from someone in the Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+1000" in the headers of the email. (However, "+1000" does not have to be in Australian Eastern Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and When is AEST Observed?
Other Time Zones in UTC +10
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as AEST, but can be found under a different name:
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America
AEST time now
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Did you mean AEDT?
- AEST is currently observed in Brisbane
- AEST will be observed in Sydney starting from Apr 7, 2019 at 3:00 am
- UTC Offset: UTC +10
- 14 hours ahead of Washington DC
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Related time zones
AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time (Daylight Time)