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  • Victoria's period of daylight saving

Important

The 2017-2018 daylight saving period ended on Sunday 1 April, when clocks went backwards one hour at 3 am.

The 2018-2019 daylight saving period will commence in Victoria on Sunday 7 October 2018, when clocks will go forward one hour at 2 am. The conclusion of this period in 2019 is Sunday 7 April, when clocks will go backwards one hour at 3 am.

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Sunday 7 October 2018

Move your clock forward one hour at 2am (Eastern Standard Time)
Clock moves forward by 1 hour

Sunday 7 April 2019

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

Clock moves backwards by 1 hour.

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Sunday 6 October 2019

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

Clock moves forward by 1 hour


Sunday 5 April 2020

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

Clock moves backwards by 1 hour.