There are three time zones in Australia spread over the width of Australia from Sydney to Perth and totalling 2hrs in difference, except for daylight saving time:
Eastern Standard Time (EST) - includes New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory
Central Standard Time (CST) - includes South Australia and the Northern Territory
Western Standard Time (WST) - Western Australia.
CST is one half hour behind EST, while WST is two hours behind EST
Daylight saving is not observed in Queensland, the Northern Territory or Western Australia. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am on the first Sunday in October, when clocks are put forward one hour. It ends at 2am (which is 3am Daylight Saving Time) on the first Sunday in April, when clocks are put back one hour.
If you’re looking for some of the best surfers in the world, look no further than New South Wales, Australia!
NAIDOC Week is a celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Avon Descent is an annual, 2 day white water event along the Avon and Swan Rivers in Western Australia.
Stadium Australia, also known as ANZ Stadium and formerly known as Telstra Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located in the Sydney Olympic Park.
Australians are famous for their BBQ's. Enjoying the beautiful climate, standing over the BBQ waiting for the feed. Australian meat eaters are also pretty fussy about how their steak is done.
Pies have been popular in Australia since 1788, becoming a beloved part of Australian culture and providing an Aussie take on takeaways.
Every year there is a wide range of free events, info sessions, an array of open gardens, and a host of market stalls.
Check out the annual Mandurah Crab Fest held every year in beautiful Mandurah
This year Sydney hosts two of the largest LGBTQ+ celebrations in the world, the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras & Sydney WorldPride.
Mandurah is famous for its Blue Manna crabs, which is evident by their annual Channel Seven Crab Fest.