Daylight Saving


Clocks forward

South Australians should move their clocks forward one hour from 2am to 3am on Sunday, 5 October 2014. The start of this daylight saving period keeps South Australia aligned with time changes in other Australian states.

Clocks back

On Sunday, 5 April 2015 at 3am South Australia's daylight saving period for 2014/15 will end. Note that in 2015 this occurs on Easter Sunday.

Extended daylight saving

Following the April 2009 decision by the Government, the daylight saving period in South Australia commences on the first Sunday in October each year until the first Sunday in April of the following year, on an ongoing basis.

For further details see the 28 April 2009 News Statement, Dates set for SA's ongoing daylight saving released by the Minister for Industrial Relations.

Daylight saving periods in South Australia from 2014/15 to 2016/17

2014/15 - 5 October 2014 to 5 April 2015
2015/16 - 4 October 2015 to 3 April 2016
2016/17 - 2 October 2016 to 2 April 2017

Related Information

Daylight Saving and Standard Time