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AET – Australian Eastern Time

Time zone map of AEST
Currently observing AEST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +10).
Currently observing AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as AEST (UTC +10) but different time zone name.

The term Australian Eastern Time (AET) is often used to denote the local time in areas observing either Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) or Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).

Australian Eastern Standard Time is 10 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Australian Eastern Daylight Time is 11 hours ahead of UTC.

In locations observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) during part of the year, Australian Eastern Time is not static but switches between AEST and AEDT.

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Where and when is Australian Eastern Time 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)
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria

AEST all year round

Some locations, such as the ones below don't switch and are in AEST all year long.


Australian states/territories using AEST all year

  • Queensland

AEDT all year round

Some locations, such as the ones below don't switch and are in AEDT all year long.


Pacific islands/territories using AEDT all year

  • Macquarie Island (Australia)

Australian Eastern Time now (AEST)


Thursday, July 18, 2019

  • AEST will be observed in Sydney until Oct 6, 2019 at 2:00 am
  • UTC Offset: UTC +10
  • 14 hours ahead of Washington DC


Find current time and time zone by city

Example cities

Australia – Sydney
Australia – Brisbane

Related time zones

AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time
AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time

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