Australian Central Standard Time is observed in South Australia in winter and in Northern Territory all year long.
For South Australia, it starts 1st Sunday October and ends 1st Sunday next April each year, spans through
October, November, December, January, February and March. When it ends,
Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) will be observed in South Australia.
Regions observe AEST in winter only:
• South Australia.
Regions observe AEST all year long:
• Northern Territory.
Cities located in this time zone include Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Darwin, Alice Spring etc.
• Get converter between Australian Central Standard Time and specific time zone:
ACST starts at 3 AM on the first Sunday in April each year, turn the clock 1 hour back to 2 AM at that time.
ACST ends at 2 AM on the first Sunday in October each year, turn the clock 1 hour forward to 3 AM at that time.
The Start and End dates of ACST Time in coming years: