When does Daylight Saving begin and end?

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am on the first Sunday in October when clocks are put forward one hour.

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2am (3am Daylight Saving Time) on the first Sunday in April when clocks are put back one hour.

Daylight Saving 2020 to 2021

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Sunday 4 October 2020

Move your clock forward one hour at 2am (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Clock moves forwards by one hour

Sunday 4 April 2021

Move your clock backward one hour at 3am (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

Clock moves backwards by one hour

Daylight Saving 2021 to 2022

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Sunday 3 October 2021

Move your clock forward one hour at 2am (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Clock moves forwards by one hour

Sunday 3 April 2022

Move your clock backward one hour at 3am (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

Clock moves backwards by one hour

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