Western Australia planning for Daylight Saving Timestarting1December 2006
Erik van der Poel
erikv at google.com
Tue Nov 21 17:30:24 UTC 2006
It looks like they voted for daylight saving:
I suppose there are a number of ways to write the new rules. Would this do?
diff -r -u ccc/australasia ddd/australasia
--- ccc/australasia 2006-11-06 06:17:49.000000000 -0800
+++ ddd/australasia 2006-11-21 07:05:38.000000000 -0800
@@ -37,6 +37,12 @@
8:00 1:00 WST 1984 Mar Sun>=1 2:00s
8:00 - WST 1991 Nov 17 2:00s
8:00 1:00 WST 1992 Mar Sun>=1 2:00s
+ 8:00 - WST 2006 Dec 3 2:00s
+ 8:00 1:00 WST 2007 Mar 25 2:00s
+ 8:00 - WST 2007 Oct 28 2:00s
+ 8:00 1:00 WST 2008 Mar 30 2:00s
+ 8:00 - WST 2008 Oct 26 2:00s
+ 8:00 1:00 WST 2009 Mar 29 2:00s
8:00 - WST
Erik van der Poel
On 11/7/06, Jesper Norgaard Welen <jnorgard at prodigy.net.mx> wrote:
> It seems that it *is* possible to dig up some fixed adresses (links to PDF
> While I send it however the technology (Outlook? Email servers?) probably
> will break the long lines - I don't know how to avoid that. So you will have
> to patch the links when you receive them.
> The first bill introduces a note that clarifies that when using 2:00am in
> the bill, it refers to 2:00am standard time, so the DST would run to 25
> March 2007 3:00am (daylight saving time). But the second bill does not
> mention that, and states 2:00am both when entering and when leaving DST.
> A Queensland southwest bound University lecture was bombarded with hate
> mails when suggesting to introduce DST in a corner of Queensland, and
> according to her the most effective argument was not 'you are an idiot' but
> 'you have lived outside of Queensland, you are not a Queenslander ... (and)
> you don't deserve a say'
> Queensland is not likely to introduce DST legislation anytime soon, methinks
> - Jesper
> From: Eric Ulevik [mailto:eulevik at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2006 7:31 AM
> To: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
> Subject: Western Australia planning for Daylight Saving Time starting 1
> December 2006
> The state of Western Australia is planning to adopt daylight saving time on
> a trial basis till 31 March 2009. This has not yet been passed by parliament
> but is supported by both major parties.
> The initial period is 2am 1 December 2006 to 2am 25 March 2007.
> Subsequent periods are 2am on last Sunday in October till 2am on last Sunday
> in March.
> The Daylight Saving Bill 2006 can be found on
> http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/ . Unfortunately there is
> no fixed address.
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