Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Sydney do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Sydney, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Sydney
Information for Travelers
Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and one of the largest cities in Australia.
This is also the oldest and most beautiful of all Australian cities, set amidst a seductive mix of land and sea.
Glide along the glittering harbor on a ferry, see the white sails of the Opera House glistening in the sun.
Admire the graceful arch of the Harbor Bridge and you'll see why this is one of the premier cities in the world.
The Sydney Opera House, located on the water, is known for its sail-like design.
The sprawling Darling Harbor and smaller Circular Quay are hubs of waterfront urban life.
Not far from here are the arched Harbor Bridge and the famous Royal Botanic Gardens.
It's hard to imagine that this vibrant capital of the state of New South Wales was once a convict colony.
In 1788, it was at Sydney Cove that Captain Arthur Phillip, commander of the First Fleet, established the first British colony in Australia.
Today, you can explore Sydney's legendary history in the narrow cobblestone alleys and historic buildings of Rocks.
Tourists can learn about the Gadigal Aboriginal people, the traditional guardians of this land, on guided tours and in the city's excellent museums.
From the Skywalk, the Sydney Tower's open platform, visitors have a 360-degree panoramic view of the city and its suburbs.
Read about Sydney in Wikipedia