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
Australia: Only some locations are currently on AEST because most places in this time zone are currently on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing AEDT.
Please use the search field on the right to find the correct local time in any city.
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 10 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Australia.
This time zone is often called Eastern Standard Time.
See full time zone map
Summer Time & DST
Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Time) in the summer.
Where and When is AEST Observed?
Australian states/territories using AEST in the winter and AEDT in the summer:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales - except Broken Hill (Yancowinna County) (ACST/ACDT)
Australian states/territories using AEST all year:
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: