Daylight Saving in Australia

Gwillim Law RLAW at
Tue Jun 14 20:57:23 UTC 2005

I did some Googling and found that all of those states (and territory) plan
to extend DST together in 2006.

New South Wales:,5936,15538869%255E1702,00.html
South Australia:,10117,15555031-1246,00.html
Victoria: I wasn't able to find anything separate, but the other articles
allude to it.

But not Queensland,10117,15564030-1248,00.html.

Ron Walker, the chairman of the Commonwealth Games 2006, actually requested
all states to observe Victoria summer time for the duration of the games.
Perth would have had to move forward three hours.  This request was turned

Some of these links may be ephemeral.

--    Gwillim Law

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David_Grosz at [mailto:David_Grosz at]
> Sent: Monday, June 13, 2005 8:51 PM
> To: Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI)
> In case you haven't heard yet, it was announced last week that Daylight
> Saving would be extended by one week next year to allow for the 2006
> Commonwealth Games.  Daylight Saving is now to end for next year only on
> first Sunday in April instead of the last Sunday in March.  Even though
> Commonwealth Games are to be held in Melbourne, Victoria, I have read that
> this change is for New South Wales.  I would assume though that this
> would include Victoria and the other states affected by Daylight Saving
> (ACT, Tasmania and South Australia).

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