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Daylight saving

Move your clocks forward

Clocks forward

On Sunday, 1 October 2017 South Australia's daylight saving period for 2017/18 will begin. South Australians should move their clocks forward from 2am to 3am.



Clocks back

South Australians will move their clocks back from 3am to 2am on Sunday, 1 April 2018. The end of this daylight saving period keeps South Australia aligned with time changes in other Australian states.

In April 2009 daylight saving in South Australia was extended on an ongoing basis. Prior community consultation established that South Australians value the extra daylight hours for sport, recreation and spending time with family, in addition to the business and trade benefits supported by business groups.

Future daylight saving periods in South Australia

2018/19 - 7 October 2018 to 7 April 2019