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There are three time zones in Australia - Eastern Standard Time (EST), which operates in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland; Central Standard Time (CST) in South Australia and Northern Territory; and Western Standard Time (WST) in Western Australia.
CST is one half hour behind EST, while WST is two hours behind EST. Australian states except Northern Territory and Western Australia and Queensland have daylight saving during the summer months.
Daylight saving runs in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and South Australia from the end of October through to the end of March, Tasmania from the beginning of October through to the end of March.