Daylight saving in NSW begins 2 October MidCoast LGA (overall news) by News Of The Area - Modern Media - September 30, 2016September 30, 2016 DAYLIGHT saving will officially begin this Sunday 2 October in NSW. Clocks will go forward at 2.00am meaning we will lose an hour of sleep. Most smartphones and computers will automatically update the time but clocks and other devices will need to be manually adjusted. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or [email protected] Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE The same period of daylight saving is observed in Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT.