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Daylight Saving


​Forward​ 1 hour

Daylight saving begins in NSW on Sunday, 1 October 2017, when clocks are moved forward one hour at 2:00am.


Back 1 hour

Daylight saving ends in NSW on Sunday, 1 April 2018, when clocks go back one hour at 3:00am.

When does daylight saving occur?

Daylight saving for all future summers in New South Wales begins at 2:00am on the first Sunday in October and ends at 3:00 am on the first Sunday in April.

See future dates of daylight saving in NSW.

The same period of daylight saving is observed in Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT.

Daylight saving is not observed in Queensland, Western Australia or the Northern Territory.​ 

Sunrise and sunset times

Sunrise and sunset times are available from Geoscience Australia.


Public and school holidays

Find information about public holidays and school holidays in NSW.