Daylight Saving Times

Implementation Dates of Daylight Saving Time within Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology does not have responsibility for managing Daylight Saving Time. This is a State responsibility and you should contact the relevant State Government authority (which can vary between States) for the latest information. The following table is provided for the benefit of climate data users, since the implementation of daylight saving time can have some effect on weather observations.

In all the cases listed in the table below the change to Daylight Saving Time took place at 0200 Local Standard Time on the day concerned, and from Daylight Saving Time to standard time at 0300.

Season State(s) and territories affected Starting date Finishing date
1916-17 Australia 1/1/1917 25/3/1917
1941-42 Australia 1/1/1942 29/3/1942
1942-43 Australia 27/9/1942 28/3/1943
1943-44 Australia (except WA) 3/10/1943 26/3/1944
1967-68 TAS (except King Island) 1/10/1967 31/3/1968
1968-69 TAS (except King Island) 27/10/1968 9/3/1969
1969-70 TAS (except King Island) 26/10/1969 8/3/1970
1970-71 TAS (except King Island) 25/10/1970 14/3/1971
1971-72 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS, QLD 31/10/1971 27/2/1972
1972-73 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 29/10/1972 4/3/1973
1973-74 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 28/10/1973 3/3/1974
1974-75 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS, WA 27/10/1974 2/3/1975
1975-76 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 26/10/1975 7/3/1976
1976-77 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 31/10/1976 6/3/1977
1977-78 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 30/10/1977 5/3/1978
1978-79 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 29/10/1978 4/3/1979
1979-80 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 28/10/1979 2/3/1980
1980-81 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 26/10/1980 1/3/1981
1981-82 VIC, ACT, SA
TAS
NSW
25/10/1981
25/10/1981
25/10/1981
7/3/1982
28/3/1982
4/4/1982
1982-83 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA
TAS
31/10/1982
31/10/1982
6/3/1983
27/3/1983
1983-84 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS, WA 30/10/1983 4/3/1984
1984-85 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 28/10/1984 3/3/1985
1985-86 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA
TAS
27/10/1985
27/10/1985
16/3/1986
2/3/1986
1986-87 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 19/10/1986 15/3/1987
1987-88 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 25/10/1987 20/3/1988
1988-89 VIC, NSW, ACT, SA, TAS 30/10/1988 19/3/1989
1989-90 VIC, SA, TAS
NSW, ACT, QLD
29/10/1989
29/10/1989
18/3/1990
4/3/1990
1990-91 TAS
VIC, SA, NSW, ACT, QLD
28/10/1990
28/10/1990
31/3/1991
3/3/1991
1991-92 VIC, NSW, ACT, QLD
SA
TAS
WA
27/10/1991
27/10/1991
27/10/1991
17/11/1991
1/3/1992
22/3/1992
29/3/1992
1/3/1992
1992-93 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
4/10/1992
25/10/1992
28/3/1993
7/3/1993
1993-94 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW
SA
3/10/1993
31/10/1993
31/10/1993
27/3/1994
6/3/1994
20/3/1994
1994-95 TAS
NSW, ACT
VIC, SA
2/10/1994
30/10/1994
30/10/1994
26/3/1995
5/3/1995
26/3/1995
1995-96 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
1/10/1995
29/10/1995
31/3/1996
31/3/1996
1996-97 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
6/10/1996
27/10/1996
30/3/1997
30/3/1997
1997-98 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
5/10/1997
26/10/1997
29/3/1998
29/3/1998
1998-99 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
4/10/1998
25/10/1998
28/3/1999
28/3/1999
1999-2000 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
3/10/1999
31/10/1999
26/3/2000
26/3/2000
2000-01 VIC, ACT, NSW, TAS
SA
27/8/2000
29/10/2000
25/3/2001
25/3/2001
2001-02 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
7/10/2001
28/10/2001
31/3/2002
31/3/2002
2002-03 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
6/10/2002
27/10/2002
30/3/2003
30/3/2003
2003-04 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
5/10/2003
26/10/2003
28/3/2004
28/3/2004
2004-05 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
3/10/2004
31/10/2004
27/3/2005
27/3/2005
2005-06 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
2/10/2005
30/10/2005
2/4/2006
2/4/2006
2006-07 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
WA
1/10/2006
29/10/2006
3/12/2006
25/3/2007
25/3/2007
25/3/2007
2007-08 TAS
VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
WA
7/10/2007
28/10/2007
28/10/2007
6/4/2008
6/4/2008
30/3/2008
2008-09 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA
WA
5/10/2008
26/10/2008
5/4/2009
29/3/2009
2009-10 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 4/10/2009 4/4/2010
2010-11 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 3/10/2010 3/4/2011
2011-12 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 2/10/2011 1/4/2012
2012-13 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 7/10/2012 7/4/2013
2013-14 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 6/10/2013 6/4/2014
2014-15 TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, SA 5/10/2014 5/4/2015

Last modified 8 October 2014